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Walter Frederick MORCOM

Regimental number3871
Place of birthBalaklava South Australia
OccupationStore manager
AddressOwen, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Richard Morcom, Owen, South Australia
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row O, Grave No. 13), (Transport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Agnes MORCOM, Owen, South Australia. Native of Balaklava, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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