Morton Edward KEM

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KEM, Morton Edward

Service Number: 4222
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Wagga Wagga NSW, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in action, France, 4 March 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Wagga Wagga Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

30 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 4222, 3rd Infantry Battalion
30 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 4222, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney
4 Mar 1917: Involvement Private, SN 4222, 2nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Morton Edward KEM was born in Wagga Wagga c. 1892 but his birth is not listed on the NSW BDM Index His parents were listed as James KEM and Sarah Elizabeth on one of the following links He joined on 7.9.1915 in Holsworthy, NSW - 3rd Battalion, 13th Re-inforcements He is also commemorated in Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=7368838 https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=162001