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Regimental number3691
Place of birthWishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland
SchoolWishaw Public School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia29
Address59 Bell Street, Wanganui, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs M F Morrison, 59 Bell Street, Wanganui, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in Scots Guards, British Army, Aldershot, for 3 years; as a drill instructor for 3 years, New Zealand Staff Corps; 6 months as Sergeant-Major in the 5th (Wellington) Regiment, New Zealand Samoan Expeditionary Force, 1914.
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingDorgnies, Somme
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary Fraser Hyslop MORRISON, 59 Bell Street, Wanganui, New Zealand. Native of Wishaw, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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