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Henry Herbert MORELL

Regimental number150
Date of birth15 September 1893
Place of birthWollongong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J.H. Morell, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 19 January 1917

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 2 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 16 November 1918
Discharge date12 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [3387] Lt James Francis MORELL, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 June 1918; Major Throsby MORELL MC, died of self inflicted injuries, 27 February 1919; [42] Major Roy MORELL DSO, OBE, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Promoted Corporal, 24 December 1914; Sergeant, 9 August 1915; 2nd Lt, 17 March 1916; Lt, 20 August 1916; Captain, 1 January 1918. Transferred to 51st Bn, 17 March 1916.

Wounded in action, 3 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death--/10/1964

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