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Vernon Barrett MORGAN

Regimental number870
Place of birthHyde Park South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressWagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Morgan, Wagin, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSunken Road Cemetery Contalmaison (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Harriett MORGAN, George Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of Unley, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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