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Peter Campbell MORRISON

Regimental number1489
Place of birthAshmore Farm, Blairgourrie, Perthshire, Scotland
SchoolGleneagles, Perthshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia17
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Peter Morrison, Glen Atholl Farm, Yorkrakine Tammin, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was piper in the Boys Brigade at Auchmarder, Perthshire, Scotland. Died of acute gastritis.
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 6), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Jane Campbell MDORRISON, Glen Atholl Farm, Yorkrakine, Tammin, Western Australia. Native of Perthshire, Scotland

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