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TSGT Henry Grady Morris Sr.

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TSGT Henry Grady Morris Sr.

Birth
Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas, USA
Death
22 Jun 1944 (aged 26)
France
Burial
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot
Floral Hill
Memorial ID
62867869 View Source

Reburial serices for T-Sgt. Henry G. Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Morris, Sr., 3018 Culver, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sparkman-Brand Chapel, 2115 Ross. Military graveside services will follow at Restland Memorial Park with the Rev. Luther Holcomb officiating.

Sergeant Morris served in the Eighth Air Force, based in England, as a turret gunner assigned to a B-17 crew He was fatally wounded June 22, 1944 on his sixteenth combat mission. He received the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart, both posthumously.

The young airman was born January 26, 1918 at Terrell, Kaufman County and moved to Dallas at the age of twelve. He was graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and was employed by the First National Bank before entering the service in April 1942.

Survivors include his parents, a son Henry Morris, Jr.; two brothers, R. C. Morris, Jr., and Edwin E. Morris; and three sisters, Mrs. Mrs. R. L. Womack, Mrs. E. U. Young, and Mrs. David Hefner, all of Dallas.

Pallbearers will be Fort Wilson, Logan Curtright, Gene Wilson, Frank Peace, Billie Peace, and Frank Mivelaz.

Dallas News
Transcribed by Carol Moore
04-12-1949
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D. cert: died Paris, France, parents: Reuben C. Morris Sr. and Dora Clamp

Reburial serices for T-Sgt. Henry G. Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Morris, Sr., 3018 Culver, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sparkman-Brand Chapel, 2115 Ross. Military graveside services will follow at Restland Memorial Park with the Rev. Luther Holcomb officiating.

Sergeant Morris served in the Eighth Air Force, based in England, as a turret gunner assigned to a B-17 crew He was fatally wounded June 22, 1944 on his sixteenth combat mission. He received the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart, both posthumously.

The young airman was born January 26, 1918 at Terrell, Kaufman County and moved to Dallas at the age of twelve. He was graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and was employed by the First National Bank before entering the service in April 1942.

Survivors include his parents, a son Henry Morris, Jr.; two brothers, R. C. Morris, Jr., and Edwin E. Morris; and three sisters, Mrs. Mrs. R. L. Womack, Mrs. E. U. Young, and Mrs. David Hefner, all of Dallas.

Pallbearers will be Fort Wilson, Logan Curtright, Gene Wilson, Frank Peace, Billie Peace, and Frank Mivelaz.

Dallas News
Transcribed by Carol Moore
04-12-1949
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D. cert: died Paris, France, parents: Reuben C. Morris Sr. and Dora Clamp


Inscription

HENRY G MORRIS
TEXAS
TECH SGT 339 AAF BOMB SQ
WORLD WAR II
JAN 26, 1918
JUNE 22, 1944

AND

A LA MEMOIRE DES 3 AMERICAINS
QUI LE 22 JUIN 1944
ONT FAIT LE SACRIFICE DE LEUR VIE
POUR QUE LEUR AVION DESEMPARE
NE TOMBE PAS SUR LES HABITATIONS

LES CHEMINOTS DES GARES
DE PAJOL ET DE LA VILLETTE
RECONNAISSANTS

LT JAY H. HORN
F/O JOHN J. MURRAY
LT STEPHEN J. MANZEK
LT HARRY O. UBBINS
TSGT HENRY G. MORRIS

TSGT FRANK K. COWAN
SSGT ANTHONY L. MONACO
SSGT ANTHONY F. VIGLIANTE
SSGT LESTER N. WEIMER
SGT CLIFFORD N. McCREARY

TOMBES AU CHAMP D'HONNEUR POUR LA LIBERATION DE LA FRANCE

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED


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