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Arthur Thomas MORRISON

Regimental number907
Place of birthNorthcote Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationMechanic
AddressTennyson Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, A K Morrison, Glenfell, 97A Tennyson Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


'For courage and initiative on 7 June 1918 near Meteren.'
Recommendation date: 13 June 1918

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. In broad daylight he and two other ranks surprised an enemy post and captured nine prisoners and a machine gun. He showed fine courage and initiative.'c
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919

Date of death"Jan 1938"

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