Born in 1918, the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. Zimmer. The brother of Gladys (Enery), Angela (O’Rouke), Bertha ((Vickard), Phyllis (Kenkins), Sister Rosemarie, Herbert, Ivan and Raymond, also a Mrs. Patrick Wilson. The husband of Dorothy (nee Griffith), the father of Janet (Caldwell), Nancy (Hebert) Ruth (Hollis) Marla, Patrick, Morley F., James, Michael and Robert. The family was living at 3 Martin Court, in Chatham. Prior to his enlistment Morley was employed at the Ontario Steel Plant on St. George St., Chatham.
Appears on the “Muster Roll” of the 2nd Bn., Kent Regiment (MG), N.P.A.N. (date unknown). Transferred to another unit (unknown), L/Cpl. A102207. It was reported in the CDN 21/10/42, that he was stationed at Vimy Barracks, Kingston, ON. He was on leave to visit his wife and son Pat in Chatham. The CDN 26/12/45(P) reported that Morley went overseas in September of 1943. He was reported returning to Canada aboard the Queen Elizabeth.???
Arrived aboard the S.S. Mauritania from overseas docked at Halifax NS. 1 January, 1946.
Morley passed away 6 October, 1983, at the age of 65 years old, with internment in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Chatham, ON. GOH-OS