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Alexander Campbell White MORRISON

Regimental number2605
Place of birthAberdeen, Scotland
SchoolHigh School & Agricultural Sch Glasgow
Other trainingFarmer
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressNarrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, William Hay Morrison, Taprobana, Katoyolia, Ceylon
Enlistment date7 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 01-6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLarco Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 5), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Parents: William and Annie MORRISON, Gikiyana, Kande Estate, Colombo, Ceylon. Native of Aberdeen, Scotland
Family/military connections4 brothers who served in war
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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