Peter Frank Morris

Sergeant Peter Frank Morris died on 22nd October 1940 when his Fairey Battle P6601 came down in poor weather over high ground near Cushendall, Co. Antrim.

Sergeant

Peter Frank Morris

754457

Sergeant Peter Frank Morris was the pilot on board Fairey Battle P6601, which came down near Cushendall, Co. Antrim on 22nd October 1940.

Sergeant Peter Frank Morris (754457) served in the Royal Air Force during World War Two. He was the son of Frank Morris and Olive Primrose Morris of Hounslow, Middlesex.

He was a pilot flying with RAF 226 Squadron. On 27th June 1940, the squadron flew 14 Fairey Battles to RAF Sydenham, Belfast, Co. Antrim. They reassembled in Belfast from Brest, France after sustaining heavy losses during the Battle of France.

Morris died on 22nd October 1940. Fairey Battle P6601 came down in bad weather on high ground near Cushendall, Co. Antrim. Wireless operator/air gunner Sergeant James Hastie McMaster (552682) died the following day from injuries sustained in the crash.

Peter Frank Morris’ grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section AS, Grave 88 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim.

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