William Morgan

First Name: 
William
Last Name: 
Morgan
Date of Birth: 
Wednesday, August 5, 1885
Mother's Name: 
Catherine Morgan nee Wooley
Father's Name: 
William Morgan
Date Enlisted: 
Sunday, October 22, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
37th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1914/1915 Star
Date of Death: 
Sunday, October 9, 1938
Details: 

William Morgan (Service no 2695) was born in Jodja Creek, NSW.

At the time of enlistment in Wollongong William was single, 34 years of age, employed as a miner and resided in Corrimal, NSW.

William embarked on HMAT A24 - Benalla with the 37th Battalioin, 5th Reinforcements on 9 November 1916.  He arrived in England on 9 January 1917 and joined the 37th Battalion in France on 3 May 1917. 

William saw service on the Western Front until he was wounded in action on 4 August 1917.  He was evacuated to hospital in England for treatment of a gun shot wound to his shoulder and left ear.

William was repatriated to Australia in December 1917 due to a fractured right clavicle. He was medically discharged with a pension on 23 March 1918.

William's brothers Richard (Service no 2000), Charles (Service no 2028) and Robert also served.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, MORGAN WILLIAM

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