Award Military Cross Lt. G.T. Morson (292967) 10th Durham Light Infantry, July 1944

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  1. brithm

    brithm Senior Member

    Award Military Cross Lt. Geoffrey Thomas Morson (292967) Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment attached 10th Durham Light Infantry, July 1944

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    WO 373/49/151

    LG 16th November 1943

    LG 17th October 1944
     
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  2. Korps Steiner

    Korps Steiner Senior Member

    Info from John Dixons website on 70 Brigade ,

    Name Morson Geoffrey Thomas
    Army number 292967
    Rank Lt
    Decorations M.C. 19/10/1944
    Date of birth 22-Oct-22 at Watford, mother's maiden surname Symes.
    Age 90 at the time of his death.
    Unit Commissioned in the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 11/9/1943, X (iv) List. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry 3/7/1944, posted 10th Bn DLI. Wounded.
    Company/Battery
    Platoon or other sub-unit
    Task or role
    Joined Brigade 03-Jul-44
    Promotions W/S Lt 11/3/1944.
    Wounded 11/7/1944.
    Prisoner of War
    Died/Killed in action Died 9/9/2012, aged 90, at Huntingdon.
    Home address Father - Leslie Jules Morson, mother Dora Symes. Married Bridget E Fowler 24/4/1969 at Westminster.
    Source table 10DLI
     
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  3. Steve Mac

    Steve Mac Very Senior Member

    I make him 89 at the time of his death. He was just over 1 month short of his 90th birthday.

    Does anyone know where he was posted when the 70th Infantry Brigade was split-up?

    Best,

    Steve.
     

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