MORGAN, Charles Edward Collins
10/1295, 2nd Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Auckland Regiment, WW1
10392 Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand.

Military Cross
Gazetted 26 September 1917, p9981
Citation Gazetted 9 January 1918, p662
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a hostile raid on our trenches. In the face of the heaviest shelling he organised a party and led it up the trench, driving the enemy out of the position. Two days later he commanded a portion of our raiding party, and displayed splendid leadership and fearlessness in attempting to capture the enemy strong post, which he could have done had there been sufficient time. He went forward repeatedly regardless of his own safety, doing everything that was possible for a man to do, and when operations were over he carried a wounded man back 500 yards under severe machine-gun fire.

Military Cross
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Gallipoli Medalion

Born 9 November 1882, New Zealand
Died of wounds 5 October 1917 France
Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium [reference: III. A. 8]
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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