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   2nd Lieutenant Albert Victor Morrison
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 11/05/1895
Died: 30/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
Albert Victor Morrison was the eldest son of Alexander and Margaret Elizabeth Morrison of Innisfallen, Cookstown and later of Antrim Road, Belfast. Before the war Victor was a medical student He volunteered for service with the Royal Scots Fusiliers He was wounded in the arm on 11th June 1916 but recovered and was sent back to his unit at the front. He was reported missing on 1st August 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Panel 3C
CWGC Casualty 1545978
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 1927 Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
3 St Luran's Church, Church Street Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Queens University Belfast
2 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 160
3 Cookstown Academy
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Morrison family 1901 census lists Albert Victor as age 5 at house 22 in James's Street, Cookstown,
2 1911 Census lists Morrison family 1911 census lists Albert Victor as age 15 at house 4 in Molesworth Road Street, Cookstown
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 National Archives UK Details can be purchased here
5 Queen’s University War Memorial 'Morrison, Albert Victor, 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Scots Fusiliers'
6 Queens Univ. Book of Remembrance 1952 Page 43. Faculty of Medicine 1913-1915
7 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of 2nd Lieutenant Albert Victor Morrison
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023