MORRIS, JOHN HENRY

Birthdate
Birthplace
Prescott, Ontario, Canada
Age
27
Parents
Son of James Henry and Estella Morris of Prescott, Ontario, Canada.
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Merchant
Service number
Officer
Engagement
1940-08-01
Disembarked
1944-07-09, France
Date of death
1944-09-20
Died
Belgium, Died of wounds
Force
Rank
Awards
12th Manitoba Dragoons, R.C.A.C.
Plot 1 | Row C | Grave 1

"R.I.P."

Military grave
Additional info

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards May 6, 1941.
18th Armoured Car Regiment March 8, 1944. 

2nd Lieutenant August 1, 1940
Lieutenant May 12, 1941
A/Captain January 8, 1944
Captain April 8, 1944

Wounded on September 19th, 1944. Jeep stroke a land mine. Compound fracture of left tibia and fibula. Severe shell fragment wound right elbow joint.

The 12th Manitoba Dragoons (18th Armoured Car Regiment) war diary reports on September 19, 1944: At 1715 hrs report was received that a Jeep carrying Capt J.H. Morris ran over a mine on a road that has been used continuously the last few days. Capt Morris is badly injured but the driver escaped uninjured.