David Thomas MORGAN


MORGAN, David Thomas

Service Numbers: 2590, 3590
Enlisted: 24 January 1916, Enlisted, Toowoomba, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Bundaberg, Qld., 13 March 1886
Home Town: Gordonvale, Cairns, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman / Labourer
Died: Suicide, self-inflicted throat wound, 6th Australian General Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 11 May 1918, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
(CWGC, DVA) Official Commemorations - Grave Location: 10-43-24, Portion 10/Section 43/Grave 24.
Memorials: Gordonvale War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2590, 11th Depot Battalion
24 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3590, 11th Depot Battalion, Enlisted, Toowoomba, Qld.
1 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3590, 31st Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3590, 31st Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3590, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boorara, Brisbane
25 Nov 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3590, 31st Infantry Battalion, Medical - Discharge - as per stated: 25/11/1917, 1st admitted, 26/06/1917, 1st London Gen. Hospital; was not on active duty for (AIF-WWI), due to debilitation from (G.S.W. RT. thigh); 10/01/1918, No. 1 Hospital Ship: "Karoola", Arrived at Brisbane, Qld; Upon disembarkation was immediately discharged (25/11/1917, Re: NAA,Pg, 53), then immediately admitted to 6th A.G.H (Re: Letter from. Com'dant, 1st M.D - Medical District) Brisane, Qld. (NAA, Pg's-38, 53, 57) Service Record of Private: David Thomas MORGAN, SN 3590.

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of David Thomas MORGAN & Ellen (nee-JACKSON) MORGAN.

References: QLD Birth Register, Reg No: 1886/ 410; QLD Death Register, Reg No: 1918/ 27186; Queensland Government - Department of Justice & Attorney-General; Queensland Regitry of Births, Deaths & Marriages.