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William Black Stewart MORGAN

Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Address55 Bennett Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Morgan, 55 Bennett Street, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 2 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted William Black Stewart NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine MORGAN
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his men under heavy fire with great gallantry, and his fine example largely contributed to the success of the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsWar service: Western Front Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 July 1935
Age at death50
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, New South Wales

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