war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Born Abt. 1886.
Age. 14.
Birth Parish. St. Mary Newington.
County. London.
Regt. No. 6596.
Pension Record.
Long Service. (All Arms except Cavalry)
12, Years with the Colours.
Attestation of
No. 6596. Rupert George Morrison. Royal Regt. Artillery (Royal Garrison Artillery)
Parish. St. Mary Newington
County. London.
Age 14 years 9 months.
Trade - None.
Considered fit for the Army at Gibraltar 23rd November 1900.
1st Class gunnerís examination at Dover. September 1911.
Promoted Bombr. 1/4/1910
Promoted Cpl. 6/2/12.
Re-engaged to complete 21 years service with the Colours 10/5/12.
Promoted Sgt. 14/4/14.
Posted Sgt. 2/10/14.
Promoted 2nd Lieut. 10/12/14.
History Sheet.
Gibraltar 23/11/1900 to 26/10/02.
Home 27/10/1902 to 28/10/07.
Jamaica 29/10/07 to 9/1/11.
Home 10/1/11 to 2/10/14.
BEF France 3/10/14 to 9/12/14.
Next of kin - Father, 30, Maison Dieu Road, Dover

there was an applicaton from N D Morrison on behalf of the widow, from 5 Cross Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight


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