We remember Herbert Morris

We remember Herbert Morris

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Timeline

Timeline

1900
birth Jamaica Source:7008365 Source:8547706 1900
1917
dates Age 17 Source:7008365 20th September 1917
1917
death Executed at dawn by firing squad, for desertion Courtyard behind Poperinge Town Hall Belgium Source:7008365 Source:8547706 Source:8997302 20th September 1917
burial Poperinghe New Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium II. F. 45. Source:7008365
events Court martial Military Discipline Source:8547706
events Arrested Military Discipline Boulogne France Source:8547706
service British Army Private 7429 British West Indies Regiment Source:7008365
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7008365

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Herbert
Initials H
Last Name Morris
Source 3131794
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army 7429 British West Indies Regiment Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ophelia Morris mother
William Morris father

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Serving in the British West Indies Regiment Deborah102878
“Shot at Dawn” Nigel60830

Multimedia

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Herbert's grave in Poperinghe NewMilitary Cemetery Charlotte33
BWIR Deborah102878
Out of many, one people Deborah102878

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