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James Norman McFarlane MORISON

Regimental number580
AddressMaroona, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.5
Height5' 6"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, James A Morison, Maroona, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollHonorary Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date3 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Port Said on board HT 'Plassy', 20 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 October 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Melbourne, 3 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as John Norman McFarlane MORRISON.
Date of death15 March 1956
Age at death66
Place of burialBerri Cemetery, South Australia

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