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Morton ANDERSON

Regimental number15936
Date of birth20 October 1898
Place of birthSingleton, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationContractor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, Marshall Anderson, Castlereagh Street, Singleton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; 1 year in 13th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date1 November 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, 1st & 2nd Anzac Mounted Divisions, 15th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
FateReturned to Australia 29 January 1919
Discharge date13 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 30 April 1918; disembarked Suez, 7 June 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 29 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 2 March 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: malaria), Sydney, 13 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON Morton

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