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Richard Lewis MORTON

Regimental number1579
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Victoria
SchoolSouth Melbourne College & Technical College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Address16 Avoca Avenue, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Richard Morton, 16 Avoca Avenue, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of disease 10 February 1919
Age at death22.2
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John ) Churchyard (Plot 63, Row J, Grave No. 3), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: richard and Margaret MORTON, 16 Avoca Avenue, St. Kilda, Victoria

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