Ernest Morris

Ernest Morris Born: 7 March 1888, Croydon, Surrey, England (Q2 1888, Vol.2A, p.202)
Parents: Charles Arthur B. Morris and Annie Morris (nee Whybrew)
Siblings: May Stemp (half sister), 8 May 1893
Married: Ethel H Vince, Q4 1911, Croydon, Surrey, England (Vol.2A, Page 686)
Ethel Henrietta Vince was born D Quarter 1890, Poplar (Vol.1C, Page 599) - Mother's maiden name was Hubbard (according to GRO)
Children: Daughter (very probably Elsie)
Elsie Morris was born S Quarter 1913, Steyning, Sussex, England (Vol.2B, Page 495) - Mother's maiden name was Vince
1939 Register shows Elsie Allen (born 21 July 1913) with Ethel H Morris (born 4 September 1890)
Elsie Morris married Cyril Allen, Q4 1936, Croydon, Surrey, England (Vol.2A, Page 1387)
    2 Grange Park, Thornton Heath, Croydon, Surrey, England (1891, 1898)
    32 Lower Church Street, Croydon, Surrey, England (1901)
    37 Grenville Place, Brighton, Sussex, England (1918)
Military Service: Private E Morris, Service Number G/16813, A Company, 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force, Mesopotamia (now Iraq)
Burial information from
Died: 27 October 1918, Baghdad, Mesopotamia (now Iraq) of flu during World War I
Buried: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery (VI. L. 9.), Mesopotamia (now Iraq)

1891 Census image for Ernest Morris
1901 Census image for Ernest Morris (Stemp family)
Will of Private Ernest Morris (PDF)
Rememberance certificate for Private E Morris (PDF)

Ernest Morris

The name of Ernest Morris is on the War Memorial in the Old Steine Gardens in Brighton (opposite the Royal Pavilion).

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Ernest Morris's grave is in Baghdad, Iraq, and is looked after by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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