|Place of birth||Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Auburn Street, Moree, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, C Morrisby, Auburn Street, Moree, New South Wales|
|Place of enlistment||Moree, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||33rd Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/50/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||33rd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||St. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 9), Rouen, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Cecil and Louisa MORRISBY, Auburn Street, Moree, New South Wales. Native of Goulburn, New South Wales|
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 219
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 4 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 July 1916.
Found guilty, Larkhill, 15 September 1916, of being absent without leave for 3 days: awarded 10 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeiture of 13 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 31 November 1916.
Admitted to 10th Field Ambulance, 25 February 1917 (accidental injury: twisted right knee, old injury); transferred to 9th Field Ambulance, 25 February 1917; to 11th Field Ambulance, 27 February 1917; to Divisional Rest Station, 1 March 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 21 March 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 10 April 1917.
Promoted Corporal, 2 June 1917.
Wounded in action, 7 June 1917 (gun shot wound, right leg), and admitted to 9th Field Ambulance, and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station; to 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 8 March 1917; rejoined unit, 13 July 1917.
Awarded Military Medal.
Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 4 August 1917; Sergeant, 1 November 1917.
Admitted to 10th Field Ambulance, 23 November 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged, and rejoined unit, 29 November 1917.
Admitted to 10th Field Ambulance, 24 December 1917 (balinitis); rejoined unit, 1 March 1918.
On leave to England, 8 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 24 March 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 17 April 1918 (gassed), and admitted to 55th Field Ambulance; transferred to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 19 April 1918; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, 1 May 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 25 May 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 1 June 1918.
Wounded in action (third occasion), 31 August 1918 (gun shot wound, head), and admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 2 September 1918.
Died of wounds, 4 September 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MORRISBY Clement Fairfax
Red Cross File No 1830702L