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John Mitchell NORRIS

Regimental number22312
Date of birth10 September 1888
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachinist
AddressMcIntyre Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs L E Norris, McIntyre Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date10 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Other detailsHe was the seventh child of Alexander and Isabella nee Kirk Norris. Married Lucy Elizabeth Still on 22nd June 1912, at Lutwyche in Brisbane. They had two sons, Alexander George born 6 January 1913 and Arnold James born 24 April 1914. After leaving the Army he worked for the Queensland Railway as a machinist based at Northgate in Brisbane.
Date of death15 December 1946
Age at death58
Place of burialNorth Rockhampton Cemetery

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