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Edward George MORRIS

Regimental number5817
Date of birth23 October 1895
Place of birthMurrumbeena, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressCroydon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S. Morris, Croydon, Victoria
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2749 Pte William John MORRIS, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 17 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Embarkation Roll as Edgar George MORRIS.

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