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Alexander MORRISON

Regimental number3191
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSailor
Addressc/o Shipway & Berne, Solicitors, 113 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42.3
Height5' 3.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs W F Allen, Melness, Dunblane, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of height)
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDischarged in London 21 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date11 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Discharged (permanently unfit for war service at home or abroad), 11 May 1917.

War service: 1 year 292 days

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 August 1936
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MORRISON Alexander

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