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John May De Brotherton Morgan

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  • Service number
    8045 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John May De Brotherton AWMM
  • Surname
    Morgan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8045 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 227 Fifield Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Captain G.B. Morgan, 227 Fifield Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 05 Jan 1940 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8045 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
    2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Morgan was the son of George Brotherton Morgan and of Marie Cara Morgan (nee Patton), of Opawa, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    Brother Peter Wright de Brotherton Morgan 2390 also enlisted AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    11 June 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Palestine, Middle East, Asia AWMM
  • Death notes
    Palestine AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel AWMM
  • Grave reference
    P. 5. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 1: WW2 128 AWMM