Capt Thomas Henry Morris, General List


1885 Apr 24. Born Northamptonshire . BMD gives a Thomas Henry Morris born Potterspury, N'hamptonshire registered in Jul/Sep 1884 but he died before the age of 1

There is not enough to get any further. He probably never served overseas as in Royal Defence Corps

1917 Mar 11. ROYAL DEFENCE CORPS. Co. Serjt.-Maj. Thomas Henry Morris to be 2nd Lt.

1918 Jan 12. General List. 2nd Lt. T. H. Morris, from R.D.C., to be 2nd Lt. for duty as Adjt. and Qr.-Mr. of a P. of W. Camp, and retains his seniority. Acting Captain, With pay and allces. of Lt. whilst Adjt. and Qrmr. of a P. of W. Camp. 12th Jan. 1918.

1918 Sep 11. 2nd Lt. (actg. Capt.) T. H. Morris to be Lt. (actg. Capt.), with pay and allces. of Lt. whilst empld. as Adjt. and Qr.-Mr. of P. of W. Camp

1920 Jan 22. General List. Lt. (actg. Capt.)T. H. Morris relinquishes his commission on ceasing to be empld, and is granted the rank of Capt

1921 Mar 2. Joined ADRIC with service no 1791. Posted to P Coy

1921 Apr 15. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Aug 9. Promoted DI3

1922 Jan 24. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC


He is probably born 9 years earlier, and that would explain why he was in Defence Corps. This is common in ADRIC register, to make men look younger

1876 born Apr/Jun in Irthlingborough, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

1881 census at Corporation Buildings, Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire

1893 Dec 5 Joins Militia, Northamptonshire Regt

1897 Jan/Mar Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England Florence May Houghton (1876–1958)

1900 Jan 4 Called up

1903 Dec 3. Discharged, time expired

1911 census at Towcester

1921 census The family are at Brackley Road, Towcester, Towcester, Northamptonshire. He is not there - in Ireland?

1928 Jul 28 died Towcester