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54851: Private Cecil Morgan - Prisoner of War

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Cecil Leslie Morgan was born 22 April 1899 in Bermondsey. He left school in 1912 and was indentured as an apprentice Cooper on 5th May 1913.

12 April 1917 - Cecil joined up at Rotherhithe Town Hall to fight in WW1 and was declared medically A1. As Priv

Brief biographical details of Pte. Cecil Leslie Morgan (22 April 1899 - 30 November 1963) and a transcript of the account he wrote, after returning home, of his time as a prisoner of war. This is interspersed with transcripts of the postcards and letters he sent home during his captivity [shown in square brackets]. Compiled from original documents held in family records by his daughter and granddaughter.

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Identifier

5708.txt| GWA_3978_Private_Cecil_Morgan_-_Prisoner_of_War.txt|

Subject

Morgan, Cecil Leslie

Date

January - December 1918

Date Created

01/08/1918

Temporal Coverage

11/11/1918

Source

Unknown

Medium

Text: Memoir

Type

Memorabilia

Contributor

Everett Sharp | Lesley Rich | Edna Grove (née Morgan)

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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