Private William John Pike Morgan
William enlisted on the 20th of September 1914 and his rank on enlistment was bugler.
His unit embarked from Melbourne on the transport A38 Ulysses on 22nd of December 1914.
He was the holder of three Military Medals and was killed in action at Lone Pine, Gallipoli on the 8th of August 1915 – he was 18 years and 3 months old.
Lone Pine memorial details can be seen at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Willie was the second eldest of eleven children and lived at McGuinness Street, Euroa with his mother and father Thomas Fitzherbert II and Sarah (nee McNay). He attended Euroa State School before joining the Victoria Railways in Seymour, Victoria. He belonged to the 10th Unit Volunteer Cadet Corps both Jnr and Snr.Williams younger brother, Private Benjamin Robert Morgan, was killed in WW2.Source of Information: AWM 145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.