Morris William Pte 4452442

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Name Morris William - known as "Scotty".
Army number 4452442
Rank Pte
Date of birth 24/3/1921 - research indicates in Gateshead, mother's maiden name Nixon.
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry. Discharged 30/8/1939. Re-enlisted 5/1/1940 in The Durham Light Infantry. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War. Repatriated. Transferred to the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, posted to the 11th Battalion. Transferred to the Royal Army Service Corps 8/8/45, Auth: Part II Order A & S H Book 54/45. Relegated to Class Z Army Reserve 26/9/1947.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Exact date not yet confirmed but possibly 5/1/1940.
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp Number 20B. Prisoner Number 12871.
Died/Killed in action Date ofdeath not yet known.
Home address In 1947 he lived at 5, Eastern Court, 200 High St. Gateshead. Understood to have been employed at the Rope Works.
Source table 1TS