The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H A Morgan


Private Henry Arthur MORGAN, 242097, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  died whilst a Prisoner of War, Field Hospital, Cugny, France, 7th May 1918, (cause of death not stated), age 42.

Born Portsmouth, Hampshire, son of James Morgan (Chief Warder Portsmouth Prison) & Eliza Morgan.

22nd April 1901, Registry Office, Portsmouth, married Mary Elizabeth E Clifton, 53, Upper Church Path, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Children - Florence S Morgan, born 21st September 1902, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

1911 Census - 95 Lancaster Road, Southsea, Portsmouth - Henry Arthur Morgan, head, age 34, married, railway carman, railway carriers, worker, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; Mary Elizabeth Edward Morgan, wife, age 35, married 10 years, 2 children, both still alive, born Dittisham, Devonshire; Henry Arthur James Morgan, son, age 6, school, born Eastney, Hampshire;  Cyril Herbert David Morgan, son, age 2, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; Florence Smith adopted child, age 8, born Gosport, Hampshire; Edith Alice Mary Marshall, nurse child, age 2 months, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; Mary Ann Stephens, boarder, age 82, widow, married 38 years, Old Age Pensioner, born Longfleet, Dorsetshire; Arthur Reginald Marshall, boarder, age 15, single, kitchen porter, restaurant, worker, born Gosport, Hampshire.

Enlisted Portsmouth, Hampshire. Resided 53, Upper Church Path, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Home 2nd December 1915 to 11th September 1917; BEF 12th September 1917 to 7th May 1918.

2nd December 1915, enlisted; 2nd December 1915, to Army Reserve; 12th September 1917, posted BEF.

27th November 1919, Statement of Relatives - Widow, Mary Elizabeth Morgan, 53, Upper Church Path, Landport, Portsmouth; Children - Henry Arthur James, 8th September 1904; Cyril Herbert David, 19th May 1908; Father, dead; Mother, Eliza Morgan, Ashton Villa, Pitcroft Road, Portsmouth; Brothers - Edward Morgan, age 45, Asylum, Milton, Portsmouth; George Morgan, age 41, 29 Seagrove Road, Portsmouth; Charles Morgan, age 34, Ashton Villa, Pitcroft Road, Portsmouth; Sisters - Rosina Dunford, age 47, Ashton Villa, Pitcroft Road, Portsmouth.

Buried at Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery, V. H. 17., France. Commemorated on Portsmouth War Memorial.

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