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John Colin MORGAN

Regimental number9177
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBurke Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9.5"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy Morgan, c/o Mrs W Morgan, Clinton Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1915
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameDermatological Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/69/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 22 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date21 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 21 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 12 February 1918, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: deafness), Sydney, 21 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 December 1928
Age at death36
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 10, 1217), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORGAN John Colin

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