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William Arthur George Parkinson MORGAN

Regimental number470
Date of birth6 June 1894
Place of birthYongala, South Australia
SchoolYongala Public School, South Australia
AddressMitcham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Morgan, Parrakie, Pinnaroo Line, South Australia
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll472
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal. Gassed, Villers-Bretonneux, 17 April 1918. Arrived back in Australia, 12 August 1919.

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