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Francis Henry MORRISON

Regimental number2479
Place of birthCowes, Phillip Island, Victoria
Place of birthGippsland
SchoolState School
Other trainingBush work
AddressMoondarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Morrison, Moondarra, Victoria
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Altered from Distinguished Conduct Medal)

Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

FateDied of wounds 30 November 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialIrish House Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 9), Kemmel, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Fanny MORRISON, Moondarra, Victoria

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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