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Eric Bruce MORGAN

Regimental number19986
Place of birthCardiff South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Address92 Vale Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Morgan, 'Newton', Kington, Herefordshire, England
Previous military service31st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: "3 and 4 March 1918

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 4 March 1918"

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Family/military connectionsCousin: Major Fred Leslie BIDDLE DSO, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 16 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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