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David Ashton MORRISON

Regimental number2990
Place of birthBurnley, Lancashire, England
SchoolGrammar School, Burnley
Other trainingLabourer
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. M.E. Morrison, 55 Tentre Street, Burnley, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of disease 27 March 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme,
Date of death24 January 1997
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBurnley Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 12183), Lancashire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Mary MORRISON, 22 Pear Street, Burnley, England

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