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Patrick Francis MORSCHELL

Regimental number1383
Place of birthBolong Shoalhaven, New South Wales
SchoolConvent (Catholic) School Bangalow, New South Wales
Other trainingFarmer
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGPO, Booyong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H Morschell, GPO, Booyong, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAthletic sports and music
FateKilled in Action 18 October 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 18), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary MORSCHEL, Lismore, New South Wales. Native of Bolong, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsGeorge Morschel of Berry (cousin) was killed in France. Edmond Condon (cousin) died on the Indian Ocean on his way to the front the same day as he was killed at Gallipoli. Jack Kelly and Jack Goulding (cousins) of Belligen and Sydney were taken prisoners
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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