|Place of birth||Maffra, Victoria|
|Address||Woongarra, East Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Emily Jane Morrison, Princess Street,East Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Previous military service||South African Light Horse and Australian Commonwealth Force (discharged at end of war)|
|Place of enlistment||Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||52nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/69/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||52nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Date of death|
|Age at death from cemetery records||42|
|Place of burial||Toowong Cemetery (Plot S.1/169), Brisbane, Queensland|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Robert and Mary MORRISON; husband of Emily MORRISON, New Farm, Brisband. Native of Tanjil, Maffra, Victoria|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 16 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 13 October 1916.
Sick to hospital, 6 November 1916; marched into No 3 Command Depot, 20 November 1916, from isolation camp.
Marched into 13th Training Bn, 20 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 December 1916; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 13 December 1916.
Taken on strength of 52nd Bn, 19 December 1916.
Found guilty, 20 December 1916, of being guilty of being improperly dressed on parade: awarded 1 extra drill.
Detached to Cookery School, 10 April 1917.
Admitted to 2/1 South Midland Casualty Clearing Station, 28 April 1917 (trench fever); transferred to No 1 South African General Hospital, Abbeville, 2 May 1917; to No 5 Convalescent Depot, 9 May 1917 (pyrexia of unknown origin), 9 May 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 1 June 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 2 June 1917.
Proceeded to join unit, 15 June 1917; rejoined 52nd Bn, 21 June 1917.
Found guilty, 1 August 1917, of (1) being absent from billets after 2100 hours; (2) not in possession of a pass: awarded 7 days' confined to camp.
On leave to England, 25 September 1917; rejoined unit, 7 October 1917.
Admitted to No 4 Australian Field Ambulance, 31 December 1917 (varicose veins); transferred to No 2 Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 1 January 1918; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 14 January 1918.
Classified as fit for Permanent Base duty only, 16 January 1918, and proceeded to England the same day; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 17 January 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 31 January 1918; disembarked Sydney, 15 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit: varicose veins), 17 May 1918.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDied, No 27 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Rosemont, 27 February 1920 (arteriosclerosis, anaemia, and coma).
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MORRISON Duncan|