Sidney Charles Morgan

Surname: Morgan
Other names: Sidney Charles
Other people in this story:
George Morgan
Emily Morgan née Brockway
Annie Louisa Morgan
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury

Sidney Charles Morgan was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 22nd December 1885, the son of George Morgan and Emily Morgan (née Brockway).  Apart from Military Service he spent all his life in and around Shaftesbury.    He married Annie Louisa Morgan at Holy Trinity Church, Shaftesbury, on 8th October 1910 and they went on to have one son.  He enlisted and joined, successively, the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 20090), the Royal Engineers (Transport) as a Sapper (Service No. T/2903) and the Royal Engineers (Service No. 508483).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served but following his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War medals.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 56 Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, and was working as a Fitter and Turner (Agricultural Work).   He died in the Newbridge Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire, on 14th April 1961.

Sidney's brother Percival Stewart (b.1887) also served in the war, with the King's Dragoon Guards.


Links to related web content / sources:
The National Archives
Percival Stewart Morgan