A Poppy
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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC and other headstones -
- Totland -
- Christ Church : Austin Roland Oliver Morris -

Location

In Christ Church Churchyard, Totland, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
Description

Additional inscription on family grave marker.

Memorial

Totland Christ Church C Morris headstone
 
Totland Christ Church A R Morris headstone
 
Totland Christ Church C Morris headstone
 
Inscription


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
CHARLOTTE MORRIS
WHO DIED 8 JAN 1925
AGED 82 YEARS
ALSO OF
CHARLES
HUSBAND OF ABOVE
WHO DIED 13 MARCH 1925
AGED 84 YEARS
[...]

ALSO OF THEIR SON AUSTIN
HANTS REGT
WHO DIED OF WOUNDS IN FRANCE 20 JUN 1917


Further Information

CWGC record ...

Austin Roland Oliver Morris was born in 1874 in Brighstone, the son of Charles Morris and Charlotte Morris (née New).

Census 1881 : the family are at Brookside, Brixton (Brighstone). Charles Morris is an Agricultural Labourer.
Census 1891 : the family are at Bowcombe. Charles Morris and Austin Morris are Agricultural Labourers.
Census 1901 : the family are at Lyndhurst Villa, Princes Road, Totland. Austin is Single, and his occupation is given as gardener (domestic).
Census 1911 : the family are at Princes Road, Totland. Austin is Single, and his occupation is given as jobbing gardener.

Austin Roland Morris served as Pte 24659 with the 15th Bn Hampshire Regiment and was awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal. He died aged 42.

Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Commmemorated on the following Isle of Wight Memorial(s) :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 08
Totland War Memorial
Totland Christ Church War Memorial
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