Major William Geekie Morrison

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Pay Corps
Battalion:
Canadian Army Pay Corps Depot
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
November 11, 1914
Age at Enlistment:
39
Enlisted at:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
Civilian Occupation:
Financial Broker
Saw Service in:
Unknown
Date of Death:
December 22, 1922
Age at Death:
47
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
July 9, 1875
Next of Kin:
Florence Esme Morrison, Wife, 2426 6th Avenue, W Vancouver, Canada.
Place of Birth:
Dundee
Country of Birth:
Scotland
Prisoner of War:
Not Specified
Interned:
Married:
Married
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Height:
6 Feet 0 Inches
Chest:
41 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference:
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Captain
British Infantry
British Infantry
Captain
Canadian Infantry
29th battalion
Lieutenant
Canadian Infantry
29th Battalion
Major
Canadian Army Pay Corps
Canadian Army Pay Corps Depot
Awards and Decorations
Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List
Notes

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.

Research Notes
Info from the attestation papers and there is no trace on the CWGC site.