Sergeant Morgan with fellow Canadians

Sergeant Gordon Morgan


Unit : "B" Company, 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion.

Army No. : D 136859

Awards : Military Medal


On 6th June 1944 at Le Mesnil Sergeant Morgan displayed a complete lack of concern for his personal safety and displayed fine leadership and initiative. He was wounded while leading an assault on a group of buildings but he supplied cover by smoke for his section to withdraw from what might have been a serious situation. He then returned to Company Headquarters with valuable information concerning enemy dispositions.


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