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Rank 2nd Lieutenant, 1st Lieutenant, Lieutenant, Captain
Service # A470375
Unit # Manitoba Dragoons, C.A.C. Reinforcement Unit, H.A.C.T.D. Canadian Detachment, #1 War Recce Team
24th Reg. Yes
Resident Chatham
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

The son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Morgan of London, ON. Elmo joined the 2nd Kents as a private in 1941 and appears on the “Muster Roll” of the 2nd Bn., Kent Regiment, (MG), N.P.A.N. (date unknown).   Elmo was reported living at 124 Lydican Avenue when he received his officers’ certificate. CDN 16/06/42(P)

Prior to enlistment Elmo Morgan served three years with the Kent Regiment N.P.A.M. and trained with the 2nd Kent Regiment.

He received his commission in 1941 and qualified as a 2nd Lieutenant in Brockville in May of 1942. He received his qualifications as a 1st lieutenant at Camp Borden, ON. in September of 1942 and is a qualified Tank Officer. 2nd Lieut Morgan was reported home on leave from Camp Borden to spend the weekend with his wife and children. CDN 6/07/42 In September of 1942 and is a qualified Tank Officer.   He went overseas September 1942 attached to the Manitoba Dragoons then transferred to C.A.C.  Lieut. Morgan was reported in England in October 1942. CDN 19/10/42. Reinforcement Unit in March 1943 as Tank and Motor Cycle Instructor. He was sent to Africa in November 1943 with Canadian Detachment R.A.C.T.D. He also served in Italy in May 1944 To the Continent in March 1945 attached to #1 War Recce Team. Promoted to  Captain April 1945.

The CDN 26/12/45 reported that he returned to Canada aboard the S. S. Queen Elizabeth.

Date of Discharge: February 28th 1946

— He went to the continent???




Sources 2KRMR, CDN (16/06/42), CFF-FD44, 10DE(P), VR, CCI-RH
Age born 1915
Birthplace Turnerville, Ont.
Religion 7th Day Adventist
Marital Status Married
When Enlisted March 6th 1942
Next of Kin Charlotte Morgan (Wife)

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