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Morgan, Arthur (1776)

Place of Birth: Boort, VIC

Age: 21 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 18 October 1915 – Adelaide, SA

Service Number: 1776            view online service record


Next of Kin:
Barney Morgan (father)
265 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 11 January 1916
Ship: HMAT Borda A30
Port: Adelaide, SA
Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion – 2nd Reinforcements

KIA: Thursday, 8 August 1918
Place: France

Awards: MM

Brothers: Charles Henry Morgan and Frederick Morgan.

Private, 16 Infantry, killed in action 8 August, 1918, France, aged 22, commemorated Heath Cemetery, Picardie, France.

Parents: Baranabas and Ann MORGAN, born Leagher via Boort, educated SS. He enlisted as a 21-year-old labourer (saw mill hand), parents then at 265 Graham Street, Port Melbourne. Awarded Military Medal (posthumously), gazetted Australia 12 February 1919. His parents were at 103 Princes Street at the time the circular was returned, Bullarah in Gippsland nominated as their late son’s closest place of association.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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