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Eric Macarthur MORRISON

Regimental number2116
Date of birth5 April 1891
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolBairnsdale College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressBank of New South Wales, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Alexander Morrison, Turnbull Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJioned the Bank of New South Wales, Bairnsdale branch, 7 December 1908. Transferred to Beechworth branch (as ledger keeper), November 1910; to Ballarat branch, June 1911; to Hamilton branch (as teller), December 1912; to Ballarat branch (as teller), June 1914.
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: England

Served in Finance Section, AIF Headquarters, London; did not see active service owing to defective eyesight.

Medal: British War Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 294.

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