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Albert Edwin MORRELL

Regimental number18383
Place of birthYork, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address1 Carshalton Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 2.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, W R Morrell, 1 Carshalton Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 5th Training Bn, West Yorkshire Regiment.
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Surname incorrectly entered on cemetery plaque as MORRILL. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date22 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Lancashire', 7 February 1919; arrived Melbourne, 24 March 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, shoulder), Sydney, 22 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 April 1976
Age at death83
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall A Niche 228), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORRELL Albert Edwin

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