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Regimental number3102
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYeulba PO, Yeulba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Miss Louise Morris, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919

Military Medal

'At NONE BOSSCHEN near WESTHOEK on 30th September, 1917, for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. The enemy shelled area heavily all day frequently breaking the lines. Private MORRIS went out and repaired the lines and it was due to his good work that communications was maintained.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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