In memory of

Leading Aircraftman

William Melvin Morrison

who died on 25 Jul 1942

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Leading Aircraftman
  Service number R132186
  Date of death 19420725
  Cause of death died in a training accident
Narrative history
  R132186 Leading Aircraftman (RCAF pilot) William Melvin Morrison (b.1921) of Pense died 19420725 and is buried in the soldiers' plot at Regina cemetery. Morrison's Tiger Moth caught fire and crashed at Port Albert, Huron Co., Ontario, on a training flight from No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School, Goderich. He was the son of William Fairbairn Morrison who came from Mount Forest, Wellington Co., in 1904 and farmed just north of Pense, and Mary Ella (Campbell) who was born at Lumsden. William Jr. was born at Regina, graduated from Balfour Tech and was farming when he enlisted at Regina late in 1941.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 160 - Pense
  Cemetery or memorial location Regina cemetery    

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  Honour roll location(s) Pense
  Geo-memorial Morrison Creek, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 57.5°N / 105.0667°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74H11
  Geo-memorial details Flows south to Wheeler River northeast of Russell Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19210609
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19411004
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Pense    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation farmer
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