Keith McNicol MORRISON

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MORRISON, Keith McNicol

Service Number: PA3244
Enlisted: 1 October 1942
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Matafele
Born: Mount Gambier, SA, 27 July 1924
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died at sea, Coral Sea, Coral Sea, Pacific Islands, 18 June 1944, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port MacDonnell Memorial Walk, Port MacDonnell War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

1 Oct 1942: Involvement Able Seaman, SN PA3244
1 Oct 1942: Enlisted Port Adelaide, SA
1 Oct 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PA3244
18 Jun 1944: Involvement SN PA3244, HMAS Matafele
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Keith McNicol MORRISON was born in Mount Gambier, South Australia on 27th July, 1924

His parents were William Glendee MORRISON & Lillian Vesta HARVEY

He died in the Coral Sea on 18th June, 1944 and his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial & the Plymouth Naval Memorial

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According to family members Keith Morrison was lost at sea on the HMAS Metafele en route to New Guinea, when the ship went down with all the 24 sailors on board

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