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Edward Fortesque MORRIS

Regimental number126
Date of birth10 September 1886
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressGuildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 7.25"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs W E Morris, Berhampur, Wahoonga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 November 1915
Place of enlistmentGuildford, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Medals

Miltary Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 129
Date: 7 August 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted 8 May 1941; discharged, 7 November 1943, as VX55302 Captain.
Date of death12 April 1968
Age at death81
Place of burialLilydale Lawn Cemetery, Victoria

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