Davidson Morris

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/7165
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Hawke Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 04.02.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 1A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 13 Rosefield St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Baker
  • Mother:

    Agnes Morris (stepmother)

  • Father:

    Davidson Morris, 13 Rosefield St, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Davidson Morris

Davidson has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the brother of Pte John Morris, 2215, 1/5th Battalion, Black Watch who died 23.07.1916.

Davidson Morris  CZ/7165  Hawke Bn


A.B. Davidson Morris, of the Royal Naval Division, has been killed in action.  Mr Davidson Morris, 13 Rosefield Street, Dundee, has received official intimation of his son’s death.  Deceased, who was seventeen years of age, was formerly employed as a baker in Alyth.  He had been on active service for the past three months.   This is the second son Mr Morris has lost, as Private John Morris, Black Watch, fell in July last.

Dundee Courier 22nd February 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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