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Morton Edward KEM

Regimental number4222
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressKincaid Street, Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Mrs H.I. Spies, Kincaid Street, Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Mem. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: James and Sarah Elizabeth KEM
Family/military connectionsBrother: 402 Sergeant Percival John KEM, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917; (?) 59536 Gunner Francis John KEM, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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