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Ernest Edward MORLEY

Regimental number5882
Place of birthGormandale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMain Street, Beeac, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Doris Louis Morley, Gormandale PO via Rosedale, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1917
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 6B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1501 Trooper Robert Herbert MORLEY, 4th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 31 October 1917; 479 Pte George Thomas MORLEY, 26th Bn, killed in action, 5 August 1916; Cousin killed in action
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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