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Herbert Henry MORRIS

Regimental number3506
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address3 James Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, W.A. Morris, 3 James Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Artillery Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When a dump was set on fire by enemy shelling he extinguished the fire. His promptness and courage were the means of saving a large quantity of ammunition.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Harry MORRIS

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