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William John Morris

In memory of:

Lieutenant William John Morris

September 16, 1916

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


18th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Samuel and Jane Morris, of 37, Hillside Terrace, Wattstown, Wales.

Commemorated on Page 138 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

IV. F. 9.


Mericourt-l'Abbe is a village approximately 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 10 kilometres south-west of Albert. HEILLY STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres south-west of Mericourt-l'Abbe, on the south side of the road to Corbie.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "DIED OF WOUNDS."
Whilst leading his company during operations on 15th September, 1916 and having reached the enemy's front line he was wounded in the stomach by shrapnel. He was given immediate attention and taken to No. 30 Casualty Clearing Station where he died the next day.

Contributed by E.Edwards
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of
Wilf Schofield, England

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