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John Wallace MORRIS

Regimental number1866
Place of birthKennoway Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressKenenvale, Manjinup, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nora Morris, Kenenvale, Manjinup, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 23), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Maria MORRIS; husband of Nora MORRIS, 202 Lincoln Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Fifeshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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