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John William MORSE

Regimental number863
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Abbotsford, Victoria
Other trainingLabourer
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMentone, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James A Morse, Mentone, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted with 13th Light Horse
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row F, Grave No. 15), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellinore MORSE, Parkdale, Melbourne

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