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Ernest Richard MORGAN

Regimental number6544
Place of birthEssendon Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFurniture maker
Address11 Robb Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr W J Morgan, 11 Robb Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Essendon Baptist Church Roll of Honor ('For King and Empire'), Victoria. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 453 Pte Cecil Harvey MORGAN, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 October 1918; 343 Pte Leslie Meaden MORGAN, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 November 1917; 2208 Pte Weldon James MORGAN, 6th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 November 1968
Age at death72
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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