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Alexander Smith Morton

In memory of:

Private Alexander Smith Morton

October 28, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

192914

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of James and Janet Morton, of Longford Mills, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 139 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 2.

Location:

Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of ALEXANDER SMITH MORTON– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of Alexander Smith Morton
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Pte A S Morton, 15th Bn (48th Highladers of Canada) Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France. Dileas Gu Brath.

Photo by BGen G Young 15th Bn Memorial Project Team 11 Nov 09
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Morton was originally a member of the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery– A panoramic view of the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Submitted by 15th bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Submitted by 15th bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Photo of Alexander Morton– Photo of Pte, Alexander Smith MORTON, couresty of Ramara Historical Society

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