Regimental number451
Place of birthRochester, Victoria
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
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