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Andrew Bernard MORRIS

Place of birthKurseong, India
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressMount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs M F Morris, Bridge Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the University of Aberdeen Volunteer Medical Staff Corps for one year.
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918
Discharge date20 August 1918
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney, 22 December 1916; disembarked at Cape Town, South Africa, 27 January 1917, and admitted to hospital (cerebro spinal meningitis). Re-embarked from Cape Town on board 'Anchises', 20 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, 27 March 1917.

Ordered to join the British Expeditionary Force for temporary emergency duty, 12 April 1917; proceeded overseas to France, 12 April 1917; attached to 4th General Hospital, 13 April 1917.

Posted to AIF Depots, England, 11 June 1917: attached to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital; Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot; No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth. Classified permanently unfit, sedentary employment only.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT D12, 1 July 1918; disembarked in Sydney, 1 August 1918; discharged, 20 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death17 January 1936

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