This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
William Mathieson Morton
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Engineer Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: H.M.S. Ark Royal
- Unit/Ship: Royal Navy
- Place of Death: Syra, Greece
- Age at Death: 35
- Date of Death: 28.12.1918
- Burial Country: Greece
- Cemetery: Syra New British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.C.8.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
David Morton, “Lantene Villa” Broughty Ferry
Isobel Christie Morton, “Helenville” Strathern Rd, Broughty Ferry
More about William Mathieson Morton
William died at Syra of Pneumonia following Influenza. He was a former pupil of Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry and is remembered on the schools war memorial.
William Mathieson Morton Lieutenant Royal Navy
MORTON —At Syra, Greece, on 26th Dec, Engineer, Lieutenant William Mathieson Morton, R.N., beloved husband of Isobel Christie, Helenville, Strathearn Road, Broughty Ferry, and youngest son of David Morton, Lantene Villa, Broughty Ferry.
Dundee Courier 3rd January 1919
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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