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George Henry MORRELL

Regimental number50
Date of birth1885
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSaddler
AddressForrest Street, Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs Emily Morrell, Forrest Street, Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date13 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Promotion date: 17 October 1917

Lieutenant


Promotion date: 26 January 1918

FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date9 May 1919
Other details

Appointments held: 23rd Bn, 13 November 1914; School of Instruction, 7-19 July 1917; 23rd Bn, 19 July 1917; 2nd Training Brigade, England, 30 August 1918; 5th Training Bn, 3 September 1918; on command at Drill School, Chelsea, England, 22 September 1918. Marched out for duty with 1st Training Brigade, 17 October-18 September 1918. 5th Training Bn, 9 November 1918; No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, and taken on strength, 23rd Bn, 7 January 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 May 1966
Age at death81

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