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Basil Leonard MORROW

Regimental number5602
Place of birthDublin Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, H. Morrow, Kilnamanagh, Tallagbt, Dublin, Ireland
Enlistment date17 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train 4th Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 March 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)


Recommendation date: 18 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1917
Medals

Military Medal

'Showed conspicuous dash and daring on the night of 30th September, 1916, during a raid on the enemy's trenches in the HOLLANDSCHESCHUUR Salient.'

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