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Private William Morris
Male 1892 - 1917


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  • Prefix  Private 
    Birth  Apr 1892  Deptford, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1 
    • Morris, William Private. Belonged to the 29th Regiment and enlisted with the 34th Battalion at Galt, January 23, 1915. He went overseas with the 2nd reinforcing draft. He was born in England and his next of kin is R. Morris, Maple Ave., Hespeler, Ontario. He was employed by the R. Forbes Company Limited of Hespeler.1a

      1aMorris, William: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 21 May 2016, from http://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2845750/data?n=1
    Morris, William Private.
    Morris, William Private.
    Belonged to the 29th Regiment and enlisted with the 34th Battalion at Galt, January 23, 1915. He went overseas with the 2nd reinforcing draft. He was born in England and his next of kin is R. Morris, Maple Ave., Hespeler, Ontario. He was employed by the R. Forbes Company Limited of Hespeler.

    Morris, William: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 21 May 2016, from http://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2845750/data?n=1
    Immigration  1911  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer, Laundry 
    Religion  1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Anglican 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Private, 29th Regiment / 34th Battalion / 2nd Reinforcing Draft 
    Misfortune  1917 
    Killed in WW1 
    Residence  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Deptford, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-212302 
    Died  28 Apr 1917  north of, Arras, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried  Vimy Memorial, , Pas De Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I212302  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Father  Richard Blanchford Morris,   b. 1865, York, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944 
    Mother  Agnes Adelaide Goldspink,   b. 9 Feb 1871, Croydon, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1934, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F51921  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Son of Richard and Agnes Morris, of Maple Avenue, Hespeler, Ontario.

  • Sources 
    1. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Galt 1911 Div. 14 Page 21.

    2. [S2446] Census - England - 1911, Brixton Hill, Norwood, London, England.
      Richard Morris 46 b. York, York, England
      Agnes Morris 39 Croyden
      Violet Agnes Morris 18 Southwick
      Elizabeth Rose Morris 16 Deptford
      William Morris 14 Deptford
      Benjamin Morris 13 Clapham
      Lilian Morris 10 Brixton
      Margaret Morris 5 Brixton
      Annie Morris 3 Brixton
      John Richard Morris 1 Brixton
      Mildred Morris 0 Brixton

    3. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    4. [S2007] Military - Canada - War Graves Registers: Circumstances of Death.
      William Morris Death Date: 28 Apr 1917 Rank: Private Unit: 7th Battalion Service number: 116665 Cemetery: Orchard Dump Cemetery Cemetery Location: 5 Miles North East of Arras, France Burial Place: Arras, France. Killed in actrion attack at Arleux-en.Gohelle

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - Apr 1892 - Deptford, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1911 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Laundry - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Deptford, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Apr 1917 - north of, Arras, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Vimy Memorial, , Pas De Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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