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Reginald Sydney MORRIS

Place of birthCorowa New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil engineer
AddressHigh Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Morris, 'Rugby', Addison Road, Manly, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name55th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack on the Hindenburg line north of Bellicourt on 30th September 1918. As battalion intelligence officer he was selected to direct the battalion to the assembly position. His skilful leadership and total disregard for personal danger under fire enabled him to accomplish this in time for the attack.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
Date: 29 January 1920

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