Nick Morris, Garda 3600

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Nick Morris, Garda 3600

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Fishers Row, The Fayth, Wexford, Leinster, United Kingdom of GB and Ireland
Death: January 06, 1962 (64)
Place of Burial: Wexford Town, SE County Wexford, Leinster, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicholas Morris, Harbor Con
Husband of Peg [ Margaret ] Morris, Mrs
Father of Nick Morris; Frank Morris; Michael Joseph Morris; Eamonn Morris; Seamus [Jim ] Morris and 1 other
Half brother of Michael Morris; Margaret Morris; Lizzie Morris; Patrick Morris; Kathleen Morris and 3 others

Occupation: Garda 3600
Managed by: Tom Carew
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About Nick Morris, Garda 3600

Nick , 5' 11, was a Garda 3,600 - mostly in Wexford Division, and had been in the Irish Volunteers 1917 to 1922, and also in their Irish Republican Police. He was a Labourer before recruitment aged 25 on March, 3, 1923, while his father, also Nicholas, born 1853, a father of 9, was a Harbour Constable in Wexford Port - which decades later became silted. And 2 of Nick's in-laws, were also Gardai [ his brother-in-law Jack Davin, also in Wexford Division, brother of Nick's wife, Peg, and John Carew 5,198, married to his sister-in-law Sally Carew, and in Waterford-Kilkenny Division ].

Nick's first station was Kilkenny from June 7, 1923 [ having had only 3 months training, and thus recruited before the end of the savage 1922-1923 11-month Civil War ] and there he met Peg Davin, a Clerk and Grand-daughter of Co Armagh-born RIC Constable 15,585 Peaden Lappin and Niece of another, his oldest son RIC Con William Lappin [ who later emigrated and joined the Western Australia Police ] whom he married on June 23, 1926, aged 28, with Sally Davin and Edward Morris as the Witnesses, having, as was the standard practice under the Garda [ and also earlier RIC ] Regulations, Nick having been first compulsorily transferred from her native County Kilkenny to Monaghan on Jan 4, 1926. He was later stationed in Wexford Town as Driver for the Chief Supt commanding the Wexford Garda Div, before transfer to Gorey District HQ

He served 33 years and 151 days *Exemplary Service* and retired on July 31, 1956.
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Nick Morris, Garda 3600's Timeline

1897
December 12, 1897
The Fayth, Wexford, Leinster, United Kingdom of GB and Ireland
1927
1927
Age 29
Monaghan, North County Monaghan, Ulster, Irish Free State
1928
1928
Age 30
Monaghan, North County Monaghan, Ulster, Irish Free State
1929
October 28, 1929
Age 31
Monaghan, North County Monagan, Ulster, Irish Free State, Commonwealth
1934
December 1934
Age 36
Gorey, North County Wexford, Leinster, Irish Free State, Commonwealth
1937
1937
Age 39
Gorey, North County Wexford, Leinster, Ireland
1962
January 6, 1962
Age 64
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Gorey, North County Wexford, Leinster, Ireland
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Wexford Town, SE County Wexford, Leinster, Ireland