|Place of birth||Rutherglen, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Martin Morris, Werribee, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Senior Cadets (2 years); 29th Australian Light Horse (3 years)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 7|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/20/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Etaples Military Cemtery (Plot LXVII, Row K, Grave No. 6), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Martin and Emma J. MORRIS, Werribee, Victoria. Native of Rutherglen, Victoria|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 25 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 28 December 1916; marched into No 6 and 7 Camp Details, Perham Downs, 29 December 1916.
Marched into Machine Gun Training Depot, Grantham, 3 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 24 April 1917; marched into Machine Gun Depot, Camiers, 25 April 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 5 May 1917; taken on strength of 15th Machine Gun Company, 6 May 1917.
On command at Offensive Warfare School, 8 May 1917; rejoined unit, 25 May 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 19 February 1918; rejoined unit, 9 March 1918.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 14 May 1918.
Reverts to the rank of Private, 8 July 1918, to conform to establishment.
Wounded in action, 29 September 1918; admitted to No 132 Field Ambulance, 29 September 1918 (abrasion, chest); transferred to No 50 Casualty Clearing Station, 29 September 1918; to No 10 Ambulance Train, 29 September 1918; to No 1 Australian Convalescent Depot, Le Havre, 1 October 1918; discharged, 8 October 1918, and marched into Australian General Base Depot, Le Havre, the same day.
Marched into Machine Gun Base Depot, Camiers, 12 October 1918.
Admitted to No 20 General Hospital, Camiers, 16 October 1918 (pneumonia).
Died, No 20 General Hospital, 20 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MORRIS Leslie George|