Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Albert Henry Morrison

In memory of:

Gunner Albert Henry Morrison

July 5, 1917

Vimy Village, France

Military Service


Service Number:

304592

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

9th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

November 26, 1894
Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

December 15, 1915
Kingston, Ontario

Son of Jeanette Mackay Morrison and Kenneth John Morrison, of Nova Scotia. Gunner Morrison lost his father, as a passenger on the "Lusitania," torpedoed 7 May 1915.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. K. II.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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