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John Henry William MORRIS

Regimental number305
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressEvelyn Road, Ringwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A J Morris, Wonga Road, Ringwood, Victoria
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 6 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row Ld, Grave No. 9), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Amelia Jane MORRIS, Evelyn Road, Ringwood, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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