Percy William MORRISSEY


MORRISSEY, Percy William

Service Number: 3424
Enlisted: 8 February 1917, Enlisted at Prahran, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Pastrycook
Died: Died of wounds, Morlancourt, France, 4 July 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Was seen to be hit by machine gun fire
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

8 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3424, 46th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Prahran, Victoria
11 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3424, 46th Infantry Battalion
11 May 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3424, 46th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
3 Nov 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 59th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 46th Battalion to the 59th Battalion at Havre
4 Jul 1918: Involvement Private, SN 3424, 59th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Mary Morrissey of 32 St John Street, Windsor, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal