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Wallace Ernest MORLEY

Regimental number2895
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address21 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Morley, 21 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in 92nd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance. Wife, Ethel MORLEY, Australian Army Nursing Service, died 27 January 1953: enlisted as a single woman; cannot as yet be further identified.
Discharge dateo4 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 4 January 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 March 1972
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORLEY Wallace Ernest

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