Name:-   Morrison, Henry Harry Hazel

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   18

Rank:-   Signalman

Number:-  Clyde Z/4589


Service:-   Royal naval Volunteer Reserve

Regiment / ship:-  H.M.S. "Defence"

Date of death:-   Wednesday 31 May 1916

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Portsmouth Naval Memorial

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    24

Family information:-    Son of Mrs. J.H. Morrison and the late Rev. J. H. Morrison, Kirkmichael, Perthshire.

1891 Census 

Kirkmichael F C Manse, Kirkmichael

John H Morrison, head, 33, Minister of Kirkmichael F C, b. Renfrew, Renfrewshire

Barbara Morrison, sister, 35, b. Renfrew, Renfrewshire

Euphemia Morrison, mother, 6, b. Campbeltown, Argyleshire

1901 census

United Free Manse of Kirkmichael

John A Morrison, head, 43, minister, b. Renfrew, Renfrewshire

Margaret W A Morrison, wife, 33, b. Domeiden, New Zealand

Thomas A Morrison, son, 4, b. Kirkmichael

Henry H Morrison, son, 3, b. Kirkmichael

Maruerite W Morrison, daughter,1, b. Kirkmichael

Isabella Smith, domestic servant, 18, b. Lundie, Forfarshire

Extra information:-

In the 1903 School Register Harry Morrison is mentioned as leaving Blairgowrie High School on 21/03/1915.  After this entry is the word (army), including the brackets. It seems that he changed his mind and went into Navy instead.  His birthday was 28/03/1898.

Blairgowrie Advertiser 19th June 1915

Here is a picture of  Members of the Royal Navel Division stationed at the Crystal Palace, London which includes Harry Morrison

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