Morris William Ashley Gunner 14558784
Name Morris William Ashley
Army number 14558784
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet known definitively.
Age 19 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the General Staff Corps - probably conscripted. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. KILLED in ACTION 21/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None as far as is known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 21/6/1944. Interred initially at Le Haut D'Audrieu, map reference 861716, then re-buried on 25/9/1944 in Grave II. G. 13. Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "WE LOVED & MISS HIM IN MEMORY HE IS NEAR, LONGED FOR ALWAYS WITH MANY A SILENT TEAR".
Home address Son of Ashley Claude and Alice Morris, of Froyle, Hampshire.
Thanks are due to the Find A Grave Website for access to the image of Gunner Morris' headstone.