Owen Ruthven MORGAN

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MORGAN, Owen Ruthven

Service Number: SX9331
Enlisted: 20 July 1940, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Port Pirie, SA, 31 January 1917
Home Town: Toorak Gardens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Drowned), Townsville, Queensland, 1 March 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland, Australia
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Memorials: City of Port Pirie WW2 Memorial Gates, Crystal Brook District WW2 Roll of Honour, Crystal Brook WW2 Memorial
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World War 2 Service

20 Jul 1940: Involvement Corporal, SN SX9331
20 Jul 1940: Enlisted Adelaide, SA
14 Feb 1942: Discharged
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Owen Ruthven Morgan was discharged from the army in February 1942 after suffering shrapnel injuries in the Middle East - he then served with the Australian Red Cross Society attached to the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces

He was drowned in a boating accident in March 1943