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James Cullen MORRIS

Regimental number3879
Place of birthWoollahra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCranbrook, Victoria Road, Rose Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C Morris, Cranbrook, Victoria Road, Rose Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 1 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 6), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary MORRIS, 'Kerabee', Park Street, Campsie, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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