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Francis Edward Morkill

(Nov 8, 1889 - Sep 15, 1916)
Francis Edward Morkill|b. Nov 8, 1889\nd. Sep 15, 1916|p5258.htm|William Lucius Morkill|b. Jun 25, 1858\nd. Mar 6, 1936|p4890.htm|Mary Josephine Wright|b. Mar 8, 1859\nd. Mar 19, 1943|p4898.htm|Richard D. Morkill|b. Aug 26, 1818\nd. c. Feb 5, 1900|p4877.htm|Luvia D. Osgood|b. Jan 21, 1824\nd. Aug 14, 1864|p4878.htm|William L. Wright||||||
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Descendants of Thomas Morkill
     Francis Edward Morkill was born on Nov 8, 1889 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.1,2 He was the son of William Lucius Morkill and Mary Josephine Wright.

     Francis enlisted in the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force on Nov 13, 1914 in Toronto, Ontario.2

     Captain Francis Edward Morkill of the Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), 20th Battalion, was killed in action on Sep 15, 1916 in France at the age of 26 years, 10 months and 7 days.3 He was buried in Sunken Road Cemetery, Contalmaison, France.3

Footnotes

  1. Morkill, J W. "Descent of Morkill, of Austhorpe and Newfield Hall, in the West Riding of the County of York". Compiled Mar 28, 1915. Original owned by Jane Patrick, copy in possession of author.
  2. Online Library and Archives Canada. Soldiers of the First World War (1914-1918), Canadian Expeditionary Force.
  3. Online Veterans Affairs Canada. Canada Remembers, Records & Collections. Canadian Virtual War Memorial.
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