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John Joseph MORRISSEY

Regimental number3177
Place of birthRochester Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressRochester, Ivc
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Patrick Morrissey, Bayne Street, Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 663 Pte Patrick MORRISSEY, 8th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 9 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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