MORRISS, JOHN HOWARD

Birthdate
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Age
26
Parents
Son of Howard Joseph and Mary Ann Morriss of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Religion
Anglican
Occupation
Flour Mill
Service number
J/90381
Engagement
1942-06-23, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Overseas
1943-09-01, United Kingdom
Date of death
1944-07-21
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Awards
Royal Canadian Air Force
Plot 10 | Row D | Grave 7
Military grave
Additional info

Service number before becoming an Officer R/177548.

Awarded the Air Bomber badge on August 6, 1943.

Assigned to 9 (R.A.F.) Squadron on July 8, 1944.

Lancaster PD205 WS-H was reported missing on the night of 20/21 July, 1944, as a result of an attack on Kortrijk, Belgium. Captured German documents state aircraft was shot down by FLAK (German Anti Air Craft) 21 July, 1944 near Bissegem, Belgium.

Flight Lieutenant Graham Robert Garlick 176966 (Pilot) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Sergeant Frank William Mills 1465875 (Flight Engineer) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Flight Sergeant Kenneth Charles Stuart 1560462 (Navigator) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Pilot Officer John Howard Morriss J/90381 (Air Bomber) Royal Canadian Air Force.

Sergeant Douglas Walter Dagger 161793 (Wireless Operator) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Flight Sergeant Roy Haywood Barnes 1337287 (Air Gunner) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Sergeant Thomas Woodman Elliott 2210866 (Air Gunner) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

MORRISS, JOHN HOWARD
John Howard MORRISS