L/Cpl James Morris



Lance Corporal, 703,  James Morris, joined 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers on 29th September 1904 and was appointed L/Cpl (unpaid) on 10th June 1915 and fought at the battle of Bellewaarde 16th June 1915 with 'W' Company. At the roll call that evening  he failed to answer and was listed as missing. He did, however return to his unit later and stayed until he was discharged on 10th May 1916 due to a gun shot wound in his left thigh.