14 May 1917 : 2nd Lieut. John Stewart Morrison

John Morrison was born in Glasgow 17 April 1897

Location of Glasgow in Scotland (cc OpenStreetMap)

He was the son of the Kenneth and Christina (née Stewart) of 25 Hayburn Crescent, Partickhill, Glasgow.

Hayburn Crescent, Partickhill, Glasgow, August 2019  (c) Google Street View 2021

University of Glasgow

John went to school at Hillhead High School, and then to Glasgow University.

He was gazetted 2nd Lieutenant Scottish Rifles 22 February 1916 served in France and Flanders from August 1916. Severely wounded 6 May 1917 and died in the 8th General Hospital, Rouen 14 May 1917. 

Convalescent soldiers outside No 8 General Hospital at Rouen in France. Courtesy Australian War Memorial. (Image in the Public Domain)

He was buried at St. Severs.

2nd Lieut, John Stewart Morrison, 2nd Battn, (90th Foot) Tbe Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

14 May 1917


Source. Du Ruvigny’s Vol. V. Scottish Census 1901.