Driver Albert Henry Morrison

Regimental Number:
304592
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Field Artillery
Battalion:
9th Artillery Brigade
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
December 15, 1915
Age at Enlistment:
21
Enlisted at:
Kingston, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
1829, Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Civilian Occupation:
Student
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
July 5, 1917
Age at Death:
22
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
1915. V. K. II.
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
November 26, 1894
Next of Kin:
Mrs K Morrison, Mother, 1829 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Place of Birth:
Amherst, Nova Scotia
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Presbyterian
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
   
NAC Reference: RG 150,Accession 1992-93/166 Box 6398-6
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Driver
Canadian Field Artillery
9th Artillery Brigade
Awards and Decorations
Notes

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.

Research Notes
Info from the attestation papers and this man is on the CWGC site. Info also from the Brigade war diary.