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  • Photograph of Harry Morlin is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the husband of Mary Ann (Polly) Morlin, née Harvey, of 3 Elm Grove, Blue Bell Hill, Nottingham. He was the only son of Harry and Lizzie Morlin 14 Peas Hill Rise , Nottingham who at the time of their son's death were living at 1 Girsby Terrace, Nottingham.
He was a net lace hand prior to enlisting at Nottingham.
01 Sep 1916
26
1545789 - CWGC Website
18162
Private
12th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Harry Morlin, served with “C” Company, 12th (Pioneer) Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment. He went to France 29th August 1915 and was killed in action taking small arms ammunition and grenades to 1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment on 1st September 1916. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. (Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A).
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 25 September 1916: 'Morlin. Killed in action September 1 at 1916, Private Harry Morlin, Sherwood Foresters, age 26, husband of Polly Morlin (née Harvey), 1 Sanderson Street. Only son of Mr and Mrs Morlin, 1 Girsby Terrace. Father, mother, sisters.' In memoriam published 31st August 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “MORLIN. – In ever-loving memory of my dear husband, Private Harry Morlin, Sherwood Pioneers, killed in Delville Wood, September 1st, 1916. What would I give, dear, to clasp your hand and bid you welcome home. Sadly missed. – Loving wife.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photograph of Harry Morlin is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
    Harry Morlin - Photograph of Harry Morlin is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.