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Morris, Joseph James Arthur (2955)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 21 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 16 February 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2955            view online service record

Thomas Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Joseph Morris (father)
Thomas Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 4 April 1916
Ship: HMAT Euripides A14
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion – 6th Reinforcements

RTA: Monday, 10 July 1916
Discharged: Monday, 30 October 1916

Address & NOK at Embarkation: Mary Morris (wife), Ferguson Street, Camperdown, VIC

On the evening of Saturday, 24 February 1917, Joseph Morris fell from a train as it crossed Queen’s Bridge Street. Luckily he was not seriously injured and was able to report to the station master.

1917 ‘FALL FROM A TRAIN.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 3 March, p. 3. , viewed 08 Feb 2017,

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