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Robert Ernest MORPHETT

Regimental number1774
Place of birthDaniels Creek, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressMount Garnett, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.3
Height6' 1"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinB McGuire, Mount, Garnett, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Place of enlistmentCairns, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 25), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined Bn at Gallipoli, 2 June 1915.

Killed in action, 8 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORPHETT Robert Ernest

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