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Ernest Drayton MORRISON

Regimental number4360
Place of birthMudgee, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
AddressMitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr W Morrison, Post Office, Gratti via Mudgee, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMitchell, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return to Australia incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 12 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1916 (chronic rhinitis and bronchitis); disembarked Fremantle, 31 December 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 4 April 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 3984 Ernest Drayton MORRISON for first embarkation.
Date of death26 November 1963
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORRISON Ernest Drayton

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