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William Alfred MORRIS

Regimental number7126
Place of birthMoulamein, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressChanter Street, Moama, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr H B Morris, Chanter Street, Moama, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialOosttaverne Wood Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 2), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Margaret MORRIS, Chanter Street, Moama, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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