William Mathieson Morton

Military Information

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  • Rank: Engineer Lieutenant
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  • 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.

Personal Information

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    David Morton, “Lantene Villa” Broughty Ferry

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    Isobel Christie Morton, “Helenville” Strathern Rd, Broughty Ferry

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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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