2nd Lieutenant Douglas Rutherford Morison , 3rd (attached 2nd) Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment, was born in January 1885, and was at Loretto 1897-1904. He was a Prefect and played in the XV. He went up to Clare College, Cambridge, and was subsequently in business in India, then in Canada. When war broke out he came home, went to Cambridge, and trained with the University O.T.C. He was given a commission in the 3rd (S.Reserve) Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment, and he proceeded to France early in 1915 to join the 2nd Battalion. He was killed at the head of his Platoon on March 13th 1915.
Name: MORISON, DOUGLAS RUTHERFORD
Initials: D R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Wiltshire Regiment
Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 13/03/1915
Additional information: Son of John and Janet Musket Morison, of 18, Windsor Terrace, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Native of Newbattle, Dalkeith.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. H. 18.
Cemetery: ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE