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Ewart Laverne Morrison

In memory of:

Flying Officer Ewart Laverne Morrison

July 19, 1944

Villiers, St. Genest, France

Military Service


Service Number:

J/21181

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

619 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Operational Wings posthumously awarded 31 January 1947.

Additional Information


Born:

September 21, 1922
Gainsborough, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

July 28, 1941
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Bolton Henderson and Sadie Lucille (McFarlane) Morrison of Calgary, Alberta. Brother of Orel Leroyd and Lola Ruth.

Commemorated on Page 399 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS ST. GENEST COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Oise, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 7.

Location:

Villers St. Genest is a village and commune 67 kilometres south-east of Beauvais, and 8 kilometres east of Nanteuil-le-Haudouin. The graves of 4 Commonwealth airmen are in the first row on the right of the path, and are easily found.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • EWART LAVERNE MORRISON– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EWART LAVERNE MORRISON– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • EWART LAVERNE MORRISON– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Ewart Laverne Morrison is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Ewart Laverne Morrison is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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