Charles Edwin Morley
Lieutenant - 1st Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry attached 1st Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders
- Last name:Morley
- Nationality:Great Britain
- Homeland:Great Britain
- Army number:293737
- Unit:1st Battalion, The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry attached 1st Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders
- Division:51st (Highland) Division
- Details:Lieutenant Charles Morley is married and father of a son when he receives his call for military service in the British Army in 1943. In daily life he is a police officer. In 1944 he was given the command of the Bren Gun Carrier platoon of the 1st battalion of Gordon Highlanders as an officer. The battalion in question is part of the 51st Scottish Highland Division. This division starts on November 14, 1944 with the liberation of the Leudal area. Charles Morley's bren carriers are the first Allied vehicles entering Roggel on the morning of November 16, 1944.
In the afternoon of the same day, the unit must continue in the direction of the drainage channel. The Scottish soldiers dig themselves in around the farms on the Vlaas. In the evenings, Charles Morley will, at his own request, explore the canal banks near the Neersebrug with a patrol. There is a lock available there which could serve as a possible crossing place for the battalion. Just before the canal bank, Lieutenant Morley is co
- Deceased on:16-11-1944
- Place Cemetery:
- Cemetery Name:
Venray War Cemetery
- Land Cemetery:
- Plot Cemetery:
- Row Cemetery:
- Number Cemetery:
- Are you family of this soldier, or do you have any additional information? Please contact us via email@example.com.
- More information about citation can be found at the following page.