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Vivian Roy MORROW

Regimental number1101
Date of birth5 February 1896
Place of birthClarence Town, New South Wales
SchoolRoughit Public School, near Singleton, New South Wales
Other trainingDairy farming
OccupationFarm hand
AddressScott's Flat, Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Morrow, Scott's Flat, Singleton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingRomani, Sinai, Egypt
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 46), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ada MORROW, Jerry's Plains, Singleton, New South Wales. Native of Clarence Town, New South Wales
Other details

War service: reported to unit, Gallipoli, 3 November 1915. Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Proceeded to join Western Frontier Force, 14 January 1916.

Killed in action, Romani, 4 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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