Henry Morrison

Name

Henry Morrison

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

05/09/1916
26

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
14569
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 2 C.
France

UK Memorials

Hertingfordbury Village Memorial
Church of St Mary and St John Church Roll of Honour, Hertingfordbury
Birch Green War Memorial
Birch Green School Memorial
Little Hadham Village Memorial
Not on the Much Hadham memorials

Pre War

Born in 1890 and baptised on 23 Feb 1890 in the Ford, Little Hadham son of Henry and Sarah Morrison. He lived in Little Hadham in 1901 and then in Dunmow in 1911 working as a waiter in Felstead School.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Hertford, entered France on 27 Apr 1915 and was killed in action. 1st Bedfordshire War Diary Notes: From the 3rd to the 5th of September attacks were made on the enemy lines at Falfemont Farm and Wedge Wood. The 1st Bedfordshire Regiment went into action with 20 officers and 610 O.R (other ranks). They succeeded in their objectives, but lost 17 officers and 289 other ranks.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, “Lest We Forget – Much Hadham 1914-18” by Richard Maddams Much Hadham Forge Museum