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John James MORPHETT

Regimental number229
Place of birthPort Wakefield, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCompositor
Address171 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, David James Morphett, 171 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service63rd Infantry
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, B Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollNo 65 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 August 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return unclear on microfiche Nominal Roll.
Other details

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

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