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John William NORRISH

Place of birthKonjonup Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressKojonup, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gertrude Amelia Norrish, Kojonup, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 30 March 1918
Family/military connectionsSon: 3188 Pte Francis Victor NORRISH, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919; Brother: 149 Frederick Elsworthy NORRISH, 10th Light Horse, died of disease, Perth, WA, 5 April 1916; Nephews: 3, one, 3307 Raymond Richard NORRISH, 10th Light Horse, died of disease in Egypt, 31 December 1917.

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