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Alexander Morrison

Alexander Morrison

Alexander Morrison (1871-1916) was a son of Alexander Morrison and Margaret Maclennan, 20 Marvig.

He served 14 years in the Seaforth Highlanders and saw service in India, Egypt and South Africa. Alexander held several medals, one for life-saving.

He served with the Canadian Expeditionary force - 29th Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) in the First World War. He was killed in action on 16th September1916, whilst bringing in the wounded.   

Alexander's name is commemorated on the Vimy War Memorial, the Pairc War Memorial, the Lewis War Memorial in Stornoway and in Loyal Lewis: Roll of Honour 1914-1918.


Title: Alexander Morrison
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Alasdair Alasdair Dhòmhnaill
Date of Birth: 05-02-1871
Date of Death: 16-09-1916
Occupation: Soldier
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 5565
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 63266