Morrison Martin James Captain 0

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Name Morrison Martin James
Army number Not yet known
Rank Captain
Decorations M.C. 4/6/1917 and two Bars - 16/9/1918 and 24/9/1918.
Date of birth 20/8/1893 Elton.
Age 81 at the time of his death.
Unit Commissioned in The Durham Light Infantry as a 2/Lt in 5th Bn 29/8/1914. Territorial Force Reserve 3/6/1922. Embodied 24/8/1939. Reported for duty No 4 ITC 2/2/1940. Attached 10th Battalion 6/2/1940. Posted 10th Battalion DLI 13/2/1940 as a Company Commander. Served BEF. Served Iceland. Brigade HQ - temporary attachment as Camp Commandant 1/7/1941. Returned to 10th Battalion. Left Battalion by December 1941. Lt 1st North Riding (Northallerton) Battalion Home Guard 10/8/1942. Relinquished Commission on age grounds 26/3/1949.
Company/Battery D Company 10th Battalion.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company Commander.
Joined Brigade 6/2/1940.
Promotions T/Major 1/10/1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered March 1972 Cleveland.
Home address Son of Martin Morrison, Faceby Manor, Stokesley and his wife Laura Eugenie. Educated Sherborne and Jesus College, Cambridge. Married 28/9/1921 Aileen Coppard Faber. Home address - Hollins House, East Rounton, Northallerton.
Source table 10DLI

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