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Regimental number28790
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address68 Beach Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSon, S Morris, 68 Beach Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 April 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 14 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date29 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 20 January 1917; discharged (medically unfit: cerebral thrombosis), Melbourne, 29 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 August 1943
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORRIS David

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