Park Walk War Memorial 3

Frederick Charles George Morgan

Surname: Morgan
Other names: Frederick Charles George
Other people in this story:
Charles John Morgan
Mary Ellen Morgan née Mullens
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury, Dorset
France & Flanders
Pozieres Memorial, Pozieres, Somme, France
Enmore Green, Shaftesbury
Holy Trinity Church, Shaftesbury
St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury

Frederick Charles George Morgan was born on 1st October, 1898 in Shaftesbury and baptised at Holy Trinity Church on 30th October,1898. He was the son of Charles John Morgan, a furnaceman, and Mary Ellen Morgan (née Mullens). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a scholar and living at Enmore Green, Motcombe, Shaftesbury. He enlisted with the Territorial Force on 13 Nov 1915, giving his address as 27 Bimport, Shaftesbury, Dorset, and joined the 4th Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 3689)  but was discharged almost immediately as being underage on 16 Nov 1915.    He re-enlisted in time and joined the 2nd Battalion of Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire) Regiment (Service No. 38573). He served in France and Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He went missing and was presumed killed in action at the Somme, France, on 2nd April 1918 and his name appears on the Pozieres Memorial, Pozieres, Somme, France (Panels 56 & 57). He is remembered on the Park Walk War Memorial and on the Holy Trinity Memorial, now in St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury.  His father eventually received a pension of 5s. (25p) per week.  (Many of the records refer to Frederick with differing third christian names(either James or John) but his given address in Shaftesbury remain constant.)  

  • Names on Park Walk War Memorial 2
  • Park Walk War Memorial 1
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 3
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 2
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 1

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives