Norman Morrison, 30 Upper Coll

Stornoway Gazette, 31 May 1940
Norman lost his life when HM trawler "Charles Boyes" was sunk by enemy mine. Norman Morrison was the second son of John Morrison, 30 Upper Coll. He was 23 years of age and unmarried. This family has a unique record of service for King and Country. His father, John Morrison (better known as Anthony, SG 7 June 1940) served through the South African War with the Seaforths; he went through the Great War with the Navy, and now he is with the Merchant Navy, having taken up a job after the outbreak of war, at the age of 60. Two of his sons, Norman and Malcolm, joined the Royal Naval Reserve and were posted to the Trawler Section.

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