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Morrish, Donald Bernard

We regret to record that another young member of the Dental Association 2nd Lieutenant Donald Bernard Morrish, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (Trench Mortar Officer), has fallen in action. He was killed in France on August 18th, 1916. Lieutenant D.B. Morrish was the younger son of Mr. and Mrs. John Morrish of 46 Carson Road, Dulwich, and was 25 years of age. He qualified as L.D.S. Eng. From Guy's Hospital in 1913, and had been in practice at Cambridge. He joined the British Dental Association in 1913. At Hospital Morrish was a quiet, efficient worker; popular among his fellow students and all with whom he came in contact. Guy's Hospital Reports Vol.LXX, War Memorial Number


First name(s)Donald Bernard
Date of birth1891
Place of birthCamberwell Registration District
Family detailsSon of John and Mary Morrish, of 16, Woodcote Valley Rd, Purley, Surrey
Previous educationAlleyn's School, East Dulwich
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college1908-1913
Dept / courseL.D.S. Pupilage and Chemistry and Physics
QualificationsL.D.S. 1913
Military unitKing's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st Bn, attd. 43rd T.M. Battery
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death18 August 1916
Age at death25
Rank at deathSecond Lieutenant
Cause of deathKilled in action
Commemoration(s)Guy's Hospital Memorial; Thiepval Memorial; School Honours Board at Alleyn's School.
SourcesGuy's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Soldiers Died in the Great War

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