Morton, George

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Morton, George

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George Morton was born in Maryhill, Glasgow on June 18th 1890, one of three children of Agnes Morton (née White) and Thomas Morton, a sailor. Morton attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1907 to 1913 as a part-time student of architecture, working as an architect's apprentice during this period. During the First World War, Morton served in the London Scottish Regiment, later receiving the title of Lieutenant with the Northumberland Fusiliers regiment. He died in November 23rd 1918, and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery. Morton is commemorated on The Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour.

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Sources: the Commonwealth War Graves Commission: http://www.cwgc.org; Scotland's People: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.

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