John Cyril Ashton MORRIS

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MORRIS, John Cyril Ashton

Service Number: 920
Enlisted: 23 April 1915, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, 20 April 1896
Home Town: Invermay, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Mr Heuri's Collegiate School, Invermay and Government Technical School, Launceston
Occupation: Apprentice cabinetmaker
Died: Died of wounds, At sea (HS Dunluce Castle), 22 September 1915, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

23 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 920, Claremont, Tasmania
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 920, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 920, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 920, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Sep 1915: Wounded Private, SN 920, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (chest)

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

John Cyril Ashton MORRIS was born on 20th April, 1896 in Launceston, Tasmania

His parents were Enoch MORRIS and Frances Elizabeth FLYNN