Edwin Morgan

Name

Edwin Morgan

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

01/08/1916
26

Rank, Service Number & Service Details


4/6424
Bedfordshire Regiment
2nd Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Plot 2. Row A. Grave 19.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Northchurch Village Memorial
St Mary’s Church Window, Northchurch
Not on the Apsley End memorials
Not on the Bovingdon memorials

Pre War

Born in Feb 1891 in Shanlock, Bovingdon, Hertfordshire son of Amos and Ruth Morgan, of 4 Manor Avenue, Apsley End, Hemel Hempstead after his death. Lived at Riverside, New Road.

Being a reservist he was called up with the Bedfordshire Regiment in 1914. Formerly employed at Dudswell Farm.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Berkhampstead, entered France on 2 Nov 1914 and died of wounds to his thigh and arm sustained at the Somme on 1 August 1916, probably in a casualty clearing station in La Neuville after the beginning of the Battle of the Somme.

Additional Information

His headstone inscription, chosen by his father, reads: “Until the day break and the shadows flee away“. His brother Lionel was also killed.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild