Reginald MORGAN MM


MORGAN, Reginald

Service Number: 2284
Enlisted: 15 July 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Torquay, Devon, England, United Kingdom, December 1888
Home Town: Glebe, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Salesman
Died: Died of wounds, France , 25 November 1916
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Block O, Plot 11, Row P, Grave 10 Headstone inscription reads: He was absolutely fearless and good as he was brave
Memorials: Anthony Hordern & Sons Ltd. Pictorial HR, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Glebe War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

15 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2284, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
30 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2284, 19th Infantry Battalion
30 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2284, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
2 Sep 1916: Honoured Military Medal, Battle for Pozières , Citation reads: For conspicuous services rendered during the recent fighting around Pozieres Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 14 December 1916 on page 3381 at position 25 London Gazette 21 September 1916 on page 9205 at position 78
7 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 19th Infantry Battalion
14 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2284, 19th Infantry Battalion, Multiple wounds to the thigh, back and arm
25 Nov 1916: Involvement Corporal, SN 2284, 19th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Morgan and Louisa Batstone(formely Morgan) of 1 Fairmead Road, Bath, Somerset, England

Ath the time of enlistment Reginald's residential address was 29 Boyce Street, Glebe, Sydney, NSW

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal