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William Alexander MORTON

Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressUniversity Club, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs E E Morton, c/o Dr D M Morton, Queen's Road, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 May 1928

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