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Thomas MORTON

Regimental number3177
Place of birthLilydale, Victoria
SchoolLilydale State School, Victoria
Other trainingLabourer
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCave Hill Road, Lilydale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Robert Morton, Lilydale, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPongieres
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 9), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Susanna MORTON. Native of Lillydale, Victoria

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