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Regimental number6809
Place of birthDunfermline Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHarrisville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, W Morton, Hunts Buildings James Place, Dunfermline Fifeshire, Scotland
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of disease 19 February 1917
Place of burialCodford St. Mary (St. Mary) New Churchyard Cemetery (Grave No. 86), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Served as Morton, TRUE NAME LESSELLS, John Macintosh Alexander

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