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Private John Morris

12th Battalion Manchester Regiment
Service No: 57729

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of Richard and Ann Robertson Morris of 1 Kildonan St, Coatbridge

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 11 Torridale St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 04/11/1918

Enlisted

Coatbridge

Employed

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Age

22

Buried / Remembered

Englefontaine British Cemetery, Nord, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

Englefontaine was captured by the 18th and 33rd Divisions on the 26th October, 1918. It was later "adopted" by the Borough of Cheltenham. Englefontaine British Cemetery was made by the Burial Officer of the 38th (Welsh) Division in November, 1918, and enlarged after the Armistice by the concentration of graves. There are now over 150, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, nearly 10 are unidentified.

Additional Information

See photos for Johns Memorial Plaque (Dead Mans Penny). John was formerly with the Gordon Highlanders (4948). His grave inscription reads " ASLEEP IN JESUS "

Photos
  Medal Index Card  additional photo

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