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William Morris

In memory of:

Corporal William Morris

July 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

454496

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

26th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 26, 1888

Son of Arthur and Maria Morris, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 297 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. L. 34.

Location:

The village of Choques is 4 kilometres north-west of Bethune on the road to Lillers. When you reach the traffic lights on this road at Choques, follow the signs for the centre of town and go through the main street, then turn left towards Gonnheim, then take the first turning on the right and the CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY lies approximately 400 metres down the road on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram July 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. William Morris enlisted on June 28th, 1915 in Smiths Falls, Ontario.  His military attestation was stamped on the top of the first page with "(42nd) Regt. C.E.F. Smiths Falls, Ont." and "59th B'n, C.E.F."   The attesation was approved and signed by Lt.-Col. H. Dawson, 59th Battalion C.E.F.

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