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|metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title:||Albert "Bert" Morris|
|Name:||Morris, Albert John|
|Also known as:||Morris, Bert|
|Place of Birth:||Auckland (NZ)|
|Next of Kin:||J Morris – Father ; Levuka, Fiji|
|Biographical notes:||Morris returned and settled in Sydney after the war, continuing to work in his carpentry trade.|
|Date of Enlistment:||22-Aug-1914|
|Age at Enlistment:||25|
|Place of Enlistment:||Kensington (N.S.W.)|
|Unit:||3rd Field Ambulance|
|Service:||Australian Imperial Force|
|Service History:||Morris served with the Cable Guard in Darwin as well as volunteer service in Fiji prior to his enlistment for the Great War. Morris embarked with the 4th Battalion from Sydney, per HMAT A14 'Euripides' on 20 October 1914. He was wounded for the first time on 3 May 1915. He transferred to No.4 Auxiliary Hospital in Egypt from 9 February 1916, followed by attachment to 8th Field Ambulance then 15th Field Ambulance from December 1916. Morris transferred as a private to 3rd Australian General Hospital Unit on 25 December 1917 as well as spending periods of time stationed with the 31st Battalion throughout 1917. His final hospital period during the war years was spent in England with tuberculosis in 1918. Morris returned to Australia 18 January 1919 per SS 'Margha' and was discharged 25 May 1919.|
|Related link:||"Our Boys at the Front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 20 April 1916: p.12.|
The body snatchers : the history of the 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 1914-1918 by Sue Austin and Ronald J. Austin. Rev. ed., McCrae, Vic. : Slouch Hat Publications, 2010.
Darwin Returned Services League (RSL): a concise history of its conception and development by Clive Francis (Frank) Geddes, OAM edited by Norman S. Cramp. Darwin : Darwin Returned Services League (RSL), 2013: p. 63.
"Casuality List", Sydney Morning Herald, 9 November 1918: p.15.
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
|Appears in Collections:||Returned ANZACs|
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