Regiment : 23rd Battalion Manchester Regiment
Service number : J01
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 22nd October 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
On the 1911 census Joseph Leonard Milthorpe Morton born c1895, Redditch, was boarding at School House, Berkhampstead. His father was Edwin Morton, MD who on the 1891 census had been a Physician and surgeon at 12 Church Green East, Redditch.
Probate records: Resident 123 Woodstock Road, Oxford, killed near Poelcapelle, France.
Joseph Morton has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Tyne Cot Memorial.