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Name:
George Watson Morton
Casualty No.:
Initials:
GW
Service No.:
59358
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Romaldkirk
Age at Death:
36
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
14th Battalion Welsh regiment
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
17 Hude Terrace, Middleton-in-Teesdale
Civilian Employment:
Clerk
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Near Ypres
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Menin Gate Memorial
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Son of John and Sarah Elizabeth Morton. Married Annie Maud Morton in 1909, together they had two children.

Notes:

Prior to enlistment George was employed by Middleton Cooperative Society as a Clerk. Described in the Teesdale Mercury as being a 'well known and highly respected young man'.

Teesdale Mercury-05/09/1917: Upper dale notes: Memorial Service

Teesdale Mercury-22/10/1919: Notes from the higher dales: Service to dedicate marble tablet

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Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Ranks: MiT UTASS project data; Unit: MiT UTASS project data; Date of Birth: MiT UTASS project data; Place of Birth: MiT UTASS project data; Age at Death: www.cwgc.org; Home Address: MiT UTASS project data; Civilian Employment: MiT UTASS project data; Cause of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Date of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Place of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Overseas Commemorated: MiT UTASS project data; First Name: www.cwgc.org; Service Number: www.cwgc.org;