Spalding - John Claud Morrison

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Reference WMO263388

Address:

Spalding Cemetery

96 Pinchbeck Road

Spalding

PE11 1RF

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
Materials:
  • Stone Alabaster
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Grey wheeled Pattee cross which appears to be undecorated, stands on horizontal semi circular rough hewn base stone. Faces of base stone smoothed and inscribed with black lettering.
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Front face: [Note: inscription taken from previously recorded M I, exact wording and line spacing unknown] Hector McKay Morrison J.P. died 27th March 1915, aged 73. Emma wife of the above died 8th February 1924, aged 74. Rear face: IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN CLAUD MORRISON/ LEICESTER YEOMANRY/ ONLY & DEARLY LOVED SON OF/ HECTOR MCKAY & EMMA MORRISON/ KILLED IN ACTION NEAR YPRES/ MAY 13TH 1915/ AGED 27 YEARS

Refers to:- John Claud Morrison. Private 1726. B Squadron, Leicestershire Yeomanry. Died 13th May 1915, aged 27 years. Only son of (the late) Hector McKay Morrison J.P., and Emma Morrison of Argus House, Spalding, Lincs. Educated at Perse School, Cambridge, CAM. Mobilized August 1914. Missing and commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 5.

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