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Hugh MORTON

Regimental number451
Place of birthRochester, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDog trainer
AddressRochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height6' 0"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinA Morton, Rochester, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentLance Sergeant
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 1 January 1915
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 137), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Other details

War service: Egypt

Died of bronchial pneumonia, Mena Hospital, Cairo, 1 January 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORTON Hugh

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