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Tracing Your Roots To Gallipoli

Remembering some of the Bolton men who lost their lives in the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915

James Morris (2)

James MorrisDardanelles Hero Dies From Wounds

Mrs. J. Morris 3, Little-st., Bolton, has received word that her husband, Pte. James Morris (18544), 6th Battalion, L.N. L. Regt., has died from wounds received in the Dardanelles. Pte. Morris was wounded on November 13th, and was transferred to hospital at Malta, where he died on December 12th. He enlisted on December 1st, 1914, and received his training at Felixstowe prior to being drafted to the Dardanelles on August 28th. Before he enlisted he was employed at Messrs. H. Bessemer and Co., Ltd., Blackhorse-st. He was on the Roll of Honour at St. Patrick’s, and was 34 years of age. He leaves a wife and five children. Two brothers of Morris are in the Army. One, Pte. John Morris, is in hospital suffering from wounds received in the Dardanelles, whilst the other, Pte. William Morris, is with the East Lancashire regiment in France.



Name Morris, James
Rank Private
Number 18544
Unit 6th Bn
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Born Bolton, Lancashire
Enlisted Bolton, Lancashire
1 December 1914
Died Gallipoli, Turkey
12 December 1915
Age 34
Grave or Memorial Addolorata Cemetery,
Loyal Nort Lancashire Regiment