Wallace Ernest MORLEY

Regimental number2895
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address21 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Morley, 21 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in 92nd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance. Wife, Ethel MORLEY, Australian Army Nursing Service, died 27 January 1953: enlisted as a single woman; cannot as yet be further identified.
Discharge dateo4 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 4 January 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 March 1972
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORLEY Wallace Ernest