Regimental Number: 904485
Rank: Lance Corporal
Branch: 49th Battalion
Maurice was born in Muskoka, Ontario on May 1, 1891. He came west with his family in August of 1909; they settled in Stony Plain. In March of 1916 Morris enlisted in the Canadian Army. He was wounded twice – he received a gunshot wound to his left shoulder on October 30, 1917, and to his chest on September 29, 1918. Maurice returned home in January of 1919. On June 28, 1922, he married Magdelina Suder of Spruce Grove. In 1927, the couple moved to Beaverlodge. They had seven children. Maurce died on November 23, 1974.
Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 246