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Leslie Gow MORRISON

Regimental number4229
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingRoseworthy Agriculture College, SA
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressWilliam Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Morrison, William Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: P. and E.A. MORRISON, Portrash Road, Toorak, Adelaide, South Australia. Native of Broken HIll, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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