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John Archibald MORRISON

Regimental number956
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
Address8 Fisher Reserve, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinElizabeth Morrison, 8 Fisher Reserve, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
No details of embarkation for HQ and A-H Companies entered on Embarkation Roll.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 26 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

'For bravery and devotion to duty from 26th February to 16th September, 1918. Cpl. MORRISON has at all times done splendid work as Pioneer Corporal and he has shown great energy and initiative both in and out of the line. His fine military spirit is an example to his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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