Morfee, Edward


War Service:
Private 401623 EDWARD MORFEE of 29th battalion Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) was killed by shellfire on 21 August 1918. According to his service record he was standing in the doorway of a dugout at Hill 70 near Lens when it suffered a direct hit.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the on the Vimy Memorial.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial in St Margaret’s church, Lee.

He was born near Dover and his mother later lived in Boyne Road, Lewisham. When he enlisted on 1 October 1915 at the age of 32, he gave his occupation as clerk.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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