Lt Col Thomas Herbert Picton Morris, MC

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Altar or Communion Rail
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Herbert Picton Morris, MC, 9th Battalion the Rifle Brigade. Son of Herbert Picton Morris and Alice Sarah Morris (nee Russell). Baptised on 4 May 1883 at St Peter's Church, Cranley Gardens, London. Educated at Eton. Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned into the Rifle Brigade on 18 Jan 1902. Served in the Second Boer War in South Africa 1899-1902. Husband of Cynthia Gertrude Morris (daughter of Henry Sheehy Keating and Elinor Erskine Anne Ward), of 61 Pont Street, Belgrave Square, London. Married in 1909. Appointed Adjutant of the 8th (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) on 1 Dec 1913. Served in WW1 in France. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) 1 Jan 1916. Awarded the Military Cross 14 Jan 1916. Wounded in action on 15 Sep during the battle of the Somme. Died of his wounds three days later aged 33 years. Buried in grave I.C.42. of Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France. Also commemorated on a memorial at Eton College and on a stained glass memorial window in St Cross Hospital Church, Winchester, Hampshire.
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Thomas Herbert Picton Morris, MC, Lieut Colonel Rifle Brigade. Died 18th September 1916 of wounds received on 15 September at the battle of the Somme.

Thomas Herbert Picton Morris

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