John Herbert Morgan (c.1883-1918)

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John Herbert Morgan

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

MORGAN, JOHN HERBERT (BERTIE). Lieutenant. 20th Battalion Canadian Infantry (1st Central Ontario Regiment). Second son of Mrs A. Morgan, 5 East Street, Golcar. Was formerly an assistant teacher at Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge, for five years and, for a short time, at the Slaithwaite National School and the Knowle Bank Council School, Golcar, Was a member of the Golcar Baptist Choir. Went to Canada in 1903. Married, with two children. Was engaged in the musical profession. Prior to the outbreak of the war was a Lieutenant in the Canadian Militia and volunteered for active service in September 1914. Embarked for France in June 1915. Came to Golcar on leave six weeks before he was accidentally killed by a train in France on 21.2.1918, aged 35 years. Buried AIX-NOULETTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row B, Grave 1.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Golcar Baptist Church; Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge.

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