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Charles Henry MORLEY

Regimental number28
Place of birthStrathbogie Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressArtillery Barracks, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, J Morley, Strathbogie, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentBSM
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateDied of disease 13 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialBrockwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 1), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Euroa Cemetery, Victoria. Father: James MORLEY (d. 18 December 1938, aged 92, bu. Euroa Cemetery)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3190 Sergeant Edwin Joseph MORLEY, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.

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