Today's carboot finds . Pte JP Morris RWF

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  1. vespa100

    vespa100 Member

    Today's find but not Ww2 related sorry Ww1 death certificate in original envolop 20180408_092808-3024x2268.jpg 20180408_092820-2268x3024.jpg 20180408_092835-3024x2268.jpg
     
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  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Re member

    I think this is the one
    UK, Commonwealth War Graves, 1914-1921 and 1939-1947
    Name: J P Morris
    Death Date: 16 Aug 1916
    Cemetery: Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont
    Burial Country: France
    Regiment: The Royal Welsh (Welch) Fusiliers
    Regimental Number: 37288
    Region or Memorial: France

    British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
    Name: John P Morris
    Regiment or Corps: The Royal Welsh (Welch) Fusiliers
    Regimental Number: 37288
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    Casualty

    TD
     
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  3. vespa100

    vespa100 Member

    That's cool Tricky thanks for that
     
  4. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

    MORRIS John Price Private 37288 10th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers
    1896 Liverpool
    Enlisted 2nd December 1915 at Liverpool
    Home address : 5 Havelock Street, Everton, Liverpool
    Joins the Royal Welsh Fusiliers at Conway 4th December 1915
    Embarked at Folkestone 5th April 1916.
    Admitted to No.34 Casualty Clearing Station on 11th July 1916 with a gun shot wound to his right arm.
    He was serving with A Company 17th R.W.F. when he was wounded.
    Posted to 10th R.W.F. 9th August 1916
    Listed as missing 16th August 1916 South of Guillemont (Served in France for 134 days)
    Officially listed as Killed in action 21st July 1917
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    Morris Service record France.png
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  5. vespa100

    vespa100 Member

    Great information Guy cheers
     
  6. vespa100

    vespa100 Member

    Right address Guy, 20180408_173448-2016x1512.jpg
     
  7. vespa100

    vespa100 Member

    How sad is the letter looking for their son
     
  8. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Re member

    He was wounded, patched up transferred to another Bn sent to the front again and was killed all within a month

    17/7/1916 - Wounded
    16/8/1916 - Died

    :poppy:

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