John Max MORRISON MID

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MORRISON, John Max

Service Number: 2172
Enlisted: 21 April 1914, Enlisted at Geraldton, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Geraldton, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Telegraphist
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row I, Grave 14 Chaplain Rev. T.G. Robertson officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Midland WW1 Clock Tower & Town Hall Memorial, Postmaster General's Department Perth WWI HR
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World War 1 Service

21 Apr 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2172, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Geraldton, WA
6 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2172, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2172, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Fremantle
11 Dec 1915: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Awarded for actions on 6 August 1915 Awarded, and promulgated, London Gazette, Supplement, Number 29455 on 28 January 1916; Commonwealth Gazette Nunber 44 on 6 April 1916.

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Birth name registered as John Maximillian Morrison record number 23022

Son of Alfred Morrison and Sarah Morrison nee Jordon of 'Kyneton', Bayley Street, West Midland Junction, WA

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal