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3214   Private Thomas Henry Morgan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 16/10/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 49th Battalion (C Company), Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Date Of Birth: 18/03/1885
Died: 08/04/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 33
Thomas Henry Morgan was the eldest son Henry and Jane Morgan. He was born on 18th March 1885 near Newmills. He was the oldest of at least six children, all born in the Coalisland area. Thomas joined the Royal Irish Constabulary in 1906 and remained with them until 1910. It seems the some of the family emigrated to Australia about 1914. Thomas was aged about 25. He lived with the family at Lismore, Richmond River, New South Wales where he worked as a motor driver. Thomas enlisted in Australia on 20 September 1916. He gives his next of kin as his mother Mrs Jane Morgan, Bounty Street, Lismore, New South Wales. Private Thomas Henry Morgan served with the 49th Battalion of the Australian Infantry, AIF. Private Thomas Henry Morgan died of wounds received in action at Gezaincourt on 8th April 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext
  Gezaincourt, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave I-K-20
CWGC Casualty 35506
Gezaincourt is a village a little south-west of the town of Doullens, halfway between the main roads from Doullens to Abbeville and Doullens to Amiens. The Communal Cemetery and Extension are on the east side of the village. There is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost outside Doullens on the road towards Amiens.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Newmills L.O.L. 183 Dungannon Roll of Honour Newmills
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Royal Irish Constabulary
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Morgan family Lists Thomas H as age 16 living with the family at house 4 in Drumard, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
2 Australian Embarkation Roll Embarkation Roll - Thomas Henry Morgan
3 Australian Military Records 56 documents regarding Thomas Morgan's Military Record
4 Australian Nominal Roll Nominal Roll - Thomas Henry Morgan
5 Australian Roll of Honour Roll of Honour - Thomas Henry Morgan
6 Australian Wounded and Missing Red Cross Wounded and Missing - Thomas Henry Morgan
7 Lismore War Memorial Thomas Henry Morgan listed on Lismore New South Wales War Memorial
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Thomas Henry Morgan's headstone can be purchased here.
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