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Harry Morgan

Harry MorganEarly Life

Harry lived at 4 St. Stephen’s Street, Oldham, Lancashire.

Service Life

Private Harry Morgan (2505) enlisted in Oldham and served with the 10th Battalion of the Manchester Regiment. For his service in the army, which included going overseas to Gallipoli in July 1915, Harry was awarded the Allied Victory Medal, British War Medal and 1914-1915 Star. Harry’s medals can be seen in the Museum of the Manchester Regiment.

We Shall Remember Him

Harry was 27 years old when he died of wounds received in action at Gallipoli, on 24 December 1915. He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt (Grave/Memorial Reference – B18). His Next of Kin Memorial Plaque is on display in the Museum of the Manchester Regiment in the Ladysmith Gallery memorial cabinet drawer 3.

Harry's medals (Left to Right – 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Allied Victory Medal)Harry's Dead Mans Penny

For more information on the next of kin memorial plaque also known as Dead Man's Penny click here