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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Jack Morris -

Unknown person Name : John (Jack) Morris.

Son of Eliza Fanny Morris. Husband of Fanny Winifred Morris, of "Avondale", Clarence Rd., Wroxall, Isle of Wight.

Born 29 April 1881 at the Carisbrooke Workhouse.

Married 3 February 1909, Fanny Winifred Daish; son Jack Amos George (born 1910, died 1980).
  Census Information :

1891 : entry not found

1901 : William and Harriet Morris, with their grandson Jack aged 18, are at Clevelands Road, Wroxall. William Morris is an Agricultural labourer, Jack Morris is a General Labourer.

1911 : Jack and Winifred Morris, with their son Jack Amos George aged 1, are at Daisy Bank, Yarborough Road, Wroxall. Jack Morris is a Milkman.
  Service details :

Private 203137 Jack Morris, 6th Bn. Dorsetshire Regiment

  Casualty Details :

Died : 23 March 1918 aged 35

Commemorated at : Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Wroxall War Memorial
Wroxall Methodist Church War Memorial

  Documents :


Friday, April 19, 1918 Page 2

Pte. Jack Morris, of Wroxall, was killed in action on March 23rd. He formerly worked for Mr. Lacey of Appuldurcombe Dairy, and will be remembered by local people as having delivered milk in Ventnor for several years. His death makes the seventh which the Wroxall Tent of Rechabites have suffered during the war.
  Acknowledgments :

April Clark (née Morris) (great-niece) for additional details

Janet Griffin for newspaper research

  Page status :
Page last updated : 7 January 2013 (added details from April Clark)


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