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Thomas Albert Morgan

In memory of:

Private Thomas Albert Morgan

July 5, 1915

France

Military Service


Service Number:

24268

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

July 10, 1895
Burton Head, England

Enlistment:

September 22, 1914
Valcartier, Quebec

Son of Thomas and Jane Morgan, of St. Catharine's, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 29 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IX. G. 10.

Location:

STRAND MILITARY CEMETERY is located 13 Km south of Ieper town centre, on the Rijselseweg N365, which connects Ieper to Wijtschate, Mesen and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. The STRAND MILITARY CEMETERY lies on the N365, 4 Km beyond Mesen and immediately before the village of Ploegsteert on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Document– The circumstances of Thomas Albert Morgan's death are described in the War Diary of the 13th Canadian Infantry Battalion of July 5, 1915. 

Source: War diaries - 13th Canadian Infantry Battalion.  WAR DIARIES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Library and Archives Canada
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  • Memorial– The Cenotaph at Memorial Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, was dedicated on August 7th, 1927 by the Prince of Wales (future King Edward VIII), and unveiled by Brigadier General W. B. M. King, C.M.G., D.S.O.  The names of St. Catharines men who died as a result of their service during World War I are listed on two bronze tablets located at City Hall.

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