John Morgan

Medals awarded

  • Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902
    Clap: Cape Colony
    Clasp: Orange Free State
    Clasp: Johannesburg
    Clasp: Diamond Hill
    Clasp: Belfast
  • King’s South Africa Medal
    Clasp: South Africa 1901
    Clasp: South Africa 1902
  • 1914-1915 Star
  • British War medal 1914-1920
  • Victory medal 1914-1919

Medals are shown left to right, as per the bullet point list above.

John Cecil Morgan was born in 1876. Educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Oxford he first joined the regiment as a 2nd Lieutenant in February 1899, going on to serve in South Africa. He saw action in a number of engagements, as reflected in the clasps on his South Africa medals.

He left the Army in 1909. However, on the outbreak of the First World War he rejoined The Yorkshire Regiment in October 1914 as a Captain. He was killed at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli on 7th August 1915.