CEF Soldier Detail

Driver Albert Henry Morrison
Died: July 5, 1917

Regimental Number:
304592
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Field Artillery
Battalion:
9th Artillery Brigade
Company:
Place of Birth:
Amherst, Nova Scotia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs K Morrison, Mother, 1829 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Address at Enlistment:
1829, Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Date of Birth:
November 26, 1894
Trade or Calling:
Student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Kingston, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
December 15, 1915
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 5, 1917
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
1915. V. K. II.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150,Accession 1992-93/166 Box 6398-6
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
Info from the attestation papers and this man is on the CWGC site. Info also from the Brigade war diary.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Driver Canadian Field Artillery 9th Artillery Brigade

Son of Jeanette Mackay Morrison and the late Kenneth John Morrison, of Nova Scotia. Father lost his life as passenger on the "Lusitania," torpedoed May 7th.

This man had previously served in the cadets at his university.

On the day of this man's death the war diary states that the batteries in the Vimy area recieved very heavy shelling which is in the vicinity of where he is buried.