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  • The Commonwealth War Graves Vommission headstone marking the grave of Edward Stanley Morley at Honnechy British Cemetery, courtesy of Len Scott and the international wargraves project website
Person Details
Basford Nottingham
Edward Stanley Morley was born in 1892 the son of Eli a stoker in a bleach yard and Mary Morley née Marriott, they lived at 39 Vernon Ave, Old Basford, Nottingham. His parents were born and married in Basford. Edward was the brother of William b.1876, Rebecca b.1881, John b.1884, Eli b.1886, George b.1889, Ethel b895, and James b.1898. In 1911 they lived at 39 Vernon Avenue Old Basford.
Edward was a hosiery trimmer in 1911.
24 Mar 1918
26
572361 - CWGC Website
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Private
9th Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Edward Morley enlisted at Nottingham serving (53111) in the North Staffordshire Regiment before transferring to the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. He died of wounds received two days earlier.
Honnechy British Cemetery Grave Reference II C 23 Obituary published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 24th March 1919 :- “MORLEY. – In loving memory of Pte. Edward Morley, K.O.Y.L.I., wounded March 22nd, died March 24th, 1918. One year has passed, and still to memory dear, we breathe his loving name and shed the silent tear. – From sorrowing mother, father, sisters, and brothers George (Ireland) Above obituary courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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  • The Commonwealth War Graves Vommission headstone marking the grave of Edward Stanley Morley at Honnechy British Cemetery, courtesy of Len Scott and the international wargraves project website
    Edward Stanley Morley - The Commonwealth War Graves Vommission headstone marking the grave of Edward Stanley Morley at Honnechy British Cemetery, courtesy of Len Scott and the international wargraves project website