George Henry Morris 01-Sep-14

First Name: George Henry
Last Name:Morris
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment: 1st Irish Guards
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Place of Birth:Spiddal House Connemara
Place of Death:Mons Belgium ( Killed in Action)
Date of Death:01-Sep-14
Additional Information:

Killed in Action: ( Mons, Belgium ) 1 September 1914. Age 42.

Supplementary Notes: Mentioned in Despatches Son of Baron & Anna Morris ( Killanin) of Spiddal ( daughter of Hon. G.H. Hughes, Baron of the Court of Exchequer, Ireland): husband of Dora Morris of 4 Lancaster gate Terrace, London. Descended from the famous tribal family of Galway. His only son, Michael Morris ( Lord Killanin), was two months old when his father was killed. Lord Killanin, MBE , later served as a Major with the armoured Brigade during the second World War.

Buried: Guard’s Grave, Villers Cotterets Forest – Aisne – France ( II. 1.)


Irish Guards

Guards Grave Villers Cotterets Forest- Aisne-France (II. 1.)

Guards Grave Villers Cotterets Forest- Aisne-France (II. 1.)