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30/11/2017 All military documents refer to Private Joseph Morgan.
30/11/2017 Joseph enlisted in Dublin with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers under the alias of Joseph Morgan. In his will, he makes an admission that his name was Joseph Hall.
30/11/2017 The CWGC still record him as Private Joseph Morgan.
30/11/2017 He stated incorrectly that he was born in Cookstown, County Armagh.
30/11/2017 The 1st Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers were sent to Gallipoli early in 1915.
30/11/2017 Private Joseph Morgan was killed in action at the Southern Barricade near Gully Ravine on Sunday 8th August 1915. He died at 87th Field Ambulance, Gallipoli. The battalion lost ten men on that day.
30/11/2017 In his will, Joseph left all to his father, William Hall, who was living at 23 Wood Street, Toronto, Canada. A scribbled out address lists a Mr W Morgan, 15 Shore Street / Short Strand, Belfast, Ireland.
30/11/2017 Private Joseph Hall is buried in Pink Farm Cemetery at Helles in Turkey. The grave marker still lists him as Private Joseph Morgan
30/11/2017 Last will and Testament of Private J Morgan / Hall:
30/11/2017 Joseph Hall was the son of William Hall.
30/12/2015 WILL: Anyone who gets this in the event of being killed, my name is Joseph Hall, not Morgan. I leave all to my father Mr William Hall, 23 Wood Street, Toronto, Canada. Scribbled out : Mr W Morgan 15 Shore Street / Short Strand , Belfast, Ireland.
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30/12/2015 REVERSE OF WILL: Certified that this leaf was extracted from the Active Service Pay Book of 18065, Private J Morgan, 1st Battalion, Dublin Fusiliers. A Earle, Captain Office Infantry Records 29th Division 3rd Echeson? British Expeditionary Force. 14/9/1915
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