Edward Armstrong Leslie MORGAN

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MORGAN, Edward Armstrong Leslie

Service Numbers: 1314, 378
Enlisted: 4 June 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: Siege Artillery Brigade
Born: Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Professional Soldier, Royal Garrision Artillery
Died: Died of wounds, Mont St Eloi, France, 16 March 1916
Cemetery: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez
Plot XV, Row K, Grave no. II
Memorials: Eaglehawk St Peter's Honour Roll, Queenscliffe Royal Australian Garrison Artillery Third Military District Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1915: Involvement SN 1314, The Royal Artillery (Garrison)
4 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 378, Siege Artillery Brigade
17 Jul 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 378, Siege Artillery Brigade
17 Jul 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 378, Siege Artillery Brigade, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
16 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 378, Siege Artillery Brigade
16 Mar 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 378, Siege Artillery Brigade, No details (55th Battery were located at Acq, near Arras at the time). Evacuated to 1st North Midlands Field Ambulance at Mont St Eloi, where he died of wounds the same day.

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Also commemorated in Eaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: William John and Dorothy Jane MORGAN, Church Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria.