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Ernest MORLEY

Regimental number5626
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Allandale', Berrell Street, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Charles Ernest Morley, 'Allandale', Berrell Street, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 4, Field Ambulance 5, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A4 Pera on 12 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'This mans work as a Stretcher Bearer extending over the period 24.9.17 - 29.9.17 in the neighbourhood of POLYGON WOOD, has at all times been........His constant gallantry and devotion to duty, his courage and coolness under constant heavy shell fire, has been a fine example to his comrades and is worthy of special recognition.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

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