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William Henry MORRISON

Regimental number4172
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTramway conductor
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Morrison, 51 Evans Stret, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDrowned accidentally 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row C, Grave No. 5), Fouilly, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Marguerite MORRISON; husband of Jessie MORRISON, 1A Edward Street, Essendon, Victoria

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