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Full Name
John May De Brotherton Morgan
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John May De Brotherton
Surname
Morgan
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8045
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Captain G.B. Morgan, 227 Fifield Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
227 Fifield Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District
Christchurch
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 128
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Palestine
Date of Death
11 June 1941
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel
Grave Reference
P. 5.
Biographical Notes
John Morgan was the son of George Brotherton Morgan and of Marie Cara Morgan (nee Patton), of Opawa, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941
Additional Information
Brother Peter Wright de Brotherton Morgan 2390 also enlisted
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
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