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Richard Victor MORSE

Regimental numberN/E
Date of birth4 September 1885
Place of birthRockdale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressLindfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mina Aileen Morse, Woronora, Grassmere Road, Lindfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMining Corps Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Promotions

Major


Unit: Electrical and Mechanical Mining and Boring Section
Promotion date: 1 March 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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