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Albert Edward Leonard MORRISON

Regimental number2247
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolNewtown Public School
Other trainingMechanic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
Address20 Maria Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. F. Morrison, 20 Maria Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 January 1918
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22.7
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTorreken Farm Cemetery No. 1 (Row F, Grave No. 2), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alex and Fanny MORRISON, 20 Maria Street, Petersham, Sydney

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