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John Max MORRISON

Regimental number2172
Place of birthFlemington, Victoria
Other trainingTelegraphist
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressBayley Street, West Midland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Alfred Morrison, Bayley Street, West Midland Junction, Western Australia
Previous military service3rd 11th AIR
Enlistment date21 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).
Recommendation date: 6 August 1915

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 16/3/15 Embarked 6/6/15
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
63
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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