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John MORRIS

Regimental number281
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressJ Morris, Plimsoll 29 Elswick Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBasil Morris, 65 Fulham Road, Sparkhill Birmingham, England
Enlistment date13 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 72), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Basil and Rhoda Alice MORRIS, 65 Fulham Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham, England

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