CEF Soldier Detail

Major William Geekie Morrison
Died: December 22, 1922

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Pay Corps
Battalion:
Company:
Place of Birth:
Dundee
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Florence Esme Morrison, Wife, 2426 6th Avenue, W Vancouver, Canada.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 9, 1875
Trade or Calling:
Financial Broker
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
November 11, 1914
Age at enlistment:
39
Height:
6 Feet Inches
Chest:
41 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
December 22, 1922
Age at Death:
47
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
Info from the attestation papers and there is no trace on the CWGC site.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Major Canadian Army Pay Corps
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 29th Battalion
Captain Canadian Infantry 29th battalion
Captain British Infantry British Infantry

This man had previously served in the 1st Bn Royal Highlanders and also for 6 years in the Rangoon Rifles.

He was awarded an O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire) in 1919. William died in Italy 22nd December 1922.

Awards and Decorations
Mentioned in Dispatches