The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private C E Morgan


Private Charles Edwin MORGAN, L/8567, (SR/8567), 1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 25th October 1914.

Born Eastbourne, Sussex, son of David & Lily Maud Rose Morgan of Eastbourne, Sussex.

1907, enlisted Eastbourne, Sussex.

1911 Census - Military, India - Charles Edwin Morgan, Drummer, age 19, single, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, drummer, born Eastbourne, Sussex.

1911 Census - 2 Anthony Hill Terrace, Sandwich Street, Seaside, Eastbourne, Sussex - David Morgan, head, age 65, married, road sweeper, municipal, worker, born Middlesex, London; Lily Maud Rose Morgan, wife, age 47, married 31 years, 6 children, 5 still alive, born Birmingham, Warwickshire.

21st September 1914, posted BEF.

Next of Kin (sister) - Miss Isobel  Evelyn Rose Morgan, Mindon, 24 Silverdale Road, Eastbourne, Sussex.

Commemorated at Le Touret Memorial, Panel 30 and 31, France & Eastbourne War Memorial.

NOTE: Both Private C E MORGAN, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment & Private C E MORRIS, L/8567, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, are listed in Regimental History Roll of Honour. Only Private Charles Edwin MORGAN appears in Soldiers Died in the Great War (Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment), & on the CWGC web site.

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