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Bernard George MORRIS

Regimental number1562
Place of birthScone, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressWest Dale, via Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMrs C Morris, West Dale, via Tamworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date2 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action; date not recorded (bullet wound, thorax); admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Cairo; transferred to Luna Park Hospital, 11 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Aeneas', 31 October 1915; discharged, 2 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 53769 Bernard George MORRIS for second period of service.
Date of death1 May 1958
Age at death64
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORRIS Bernard George

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