Major Kenneth Morton

Major Kenneth Storey Morton, Royal Artillery, attached H.Q. Coastal Command, Royal Air Force. He died on active service on 8th November 1943, aged 28. He was the son of John and Hilda Susie Morton, B.Sc. and is commemorated on the Brookwood Memorial., Pirbright, Surrey. In the Church  there is a stained glass window in his memory and depicts a Halifax Bomber towing a Glider which is perhaps a clue to how he died. This inscription reads  ” To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of Kenneth Storey Morton Major, R.A. ( T.A.) of Hetton Law who gave his Life on Active Service Overseas on 8th November 1943, aged 23. Erected by his Parents “.

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