Private David Morris

Private David Morris, 53rd ( Training ) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. He died from Influenza in the Auxiliary Military Hospital, Fife on the 26th October 1918  aged 18. He was the son of Alexander and Christina Morris of The Lodge, Eckford and he is buried in Friockheim Cemetery, Fife. before enlisting he had been a saw miller and was in training in Fife when he contracted the Flu. ( The “Spanish Flu” epidemic was sweeping the World at this time and killed many more people than the War).

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