Richard Victor MORSE DSO, MID, MID

MORSE, Richard Victor

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 13 January 1916, Australian Engineering and Electric company
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: Australian Electrical and Mechanical Mining and Boring Company
Born: Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia, 4 September 1885
Home Town: Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School and Sydney Technical College, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Engineer
Died: War related - gassings, Leeton, New South Wales, Australia, 26 January 1925, aged 39 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

13 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, Mining Corps, Australian Engineering and Electric company
20 Feb 1916: Involvement Captain, Mining Corps
20 Feb 1916: Embarked Captain, Mining Corps, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney
20 Feb 1916: Embarked Captain, Mining Corps, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney
20 Feb 1916: Involvement Captain, Mining Corps
1 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, Australian Electrical and Mechanical Mining and Boring Company
7 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Major, Australian Electrical and Mechanical Mining and Boring Company
4 Oct 1917: Honoured Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 Date: 4 October 1917
4 Oct 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Awarded, and promulgated, 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
30 Oct 1919: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Awarded, and promulgated, 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
12 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Major, Australian Electrical and Mechanical Mining and Boring Company, 2nd MD

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