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William MORCOM

Regimental number355
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStriker
Address12 Randell Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Joseph Morcom, 12 Randell Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 102), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Mary Jane MORCOM, 12 Randell Street, Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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