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John Edwin MORRISH

Regimental number2781
Date of birth5 August 1897
Place of birthMilford, Boonah, Queensland
SchoolMilford State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressBoonah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Kate Morrish, Boonah, Queensland
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2684 Pte George Rubin MORRISH, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 March 1962
Place of burialKalbar Cemetery, Queensland

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