Lance Sergeant

Cyril Morrell

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of John William Morrell, and of Constance Estley Anna Morrell, of Newtown, Wellington City, New Zealand.

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NZ WAR GRAVES
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Cyril was from Hull in Yorkshire England. 1 of 3 children and the only much loved son. He was a clever artist. He was killed in action against the Afrika Corps advance on Tobruk in 1942 in his Crusad... Read More

Tragedy struck once again of the home of the Morrell Family when the family were notified of Cyril being MIA, as 7 years prior to his death his father John William Morrell was in a horrific shunting ... Read More

As an addendum to previous entry . Cyril was killed in the Battle of Gazala, at the Cauldron, where Rommel won his greatest victory over the British. Cyril was in a newly issued Grant tank (replacing... Read More

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Casualty

Service Number: 
7888895
Name:
Cyril Morrell
Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Date of Birth:
Not known
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
Royal Armoured Corps, 5 Royal Tank Regiment

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Not known
Date of Death:
02 June 1942
Day of Death:
Tuesday
Age at Death: 
23
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery: 
Cemetery Reference: 
Column 21.
Cemetery Location: 
Egypt
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