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John Gordon MORRISON

Regimental number4038
Place of birthWarren New South Wales
SchoolDubbo High School, NSW
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFlour miller
AddressDarling Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Morrison, Darling Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGordon Morrison sailed in the Mortham 6th December 1915. He enlisted at Victoria Barracks April 2nd 1915
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurs, Guindecourt
Age at death24
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Special Memorial A. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Bertha MORRISON, Darling Street, North Dubbo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHe was a younger brother of Athol Alexander Morrison who was a machine gunner who was killed on 16th September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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