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Morton SANDERS

Regimental number2142
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFisherman
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 3"
Weight115 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alexa Sanders, Bayfield Road, Bellerive, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNo. not registered Eradicated
Enlistment date20 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 June 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 27 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 February 1934
Age at death37
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, SANDERS Morton

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