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Robert Lot MORRIS

Regimental number5426
Place of birthBarcaldine, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPleystowe, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.8
Height5' 9.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Brown, Pleystowe, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Discharge date30 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Malta', 31 July 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 28 September 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (wounded, amputated right arm), Brisbane, 30 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 January 1926
Place of burialMackay Civil Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORRIS Robert Lot

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