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Vaux Liddiard MORISSET

Place of birthRoma Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJudge's associate
Addressc/o Dalgety and Co., Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Morisset, The Channings, Gregory Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 53
Date: 16 June 1921

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order,1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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