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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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