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Morris-L-F-Pte-290

Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 3 years, 1 month ago

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Private Lindsay Frederick Morris, Hospital Transport Corps. 

http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/DA09712

 

Morris L F     Pte    290    Lindsay Frederick       AMC Hosp Transp    19    Plumber    Single    C of E        

Address:    Ascot Vale, Filson St, 35    

Next of Kin:    Morris, A F, father, 35 Filson St, Ascot Vale    

Enlisted:    28 Apr 1915        

Embarked:     A67 Orsova 17 Jul 1915  

Awards:  Military Medal

Previous training: 58B Senior Cadets, 58th Infantry (Essendon Rifles)

 

Embarked:  A61 Kanowna (no date)  Brisbane

 

 

Mr. and Mrs. F. Morris of "Arawatta," 35 Filson street. Ascot Vale, have been notified that their son, Pte. Lindsay F. Morris, of the 7th Field Ambulance, has been mentioned in despatches, and has been awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous bravery in bringing in wounded under heavy shell fire. He is 21 years of age and has completed over 1000 days' service abroad.

 

SOCIAL BREVITIES. (1917, December 20). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning. Retrieved May 31, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74604664

 

 

The recommendation for this award states that during the heavy bombardment of Westhoek Ridge on 27 September 1917 Pte Morris proceeded to tend a man's wounds and assist him to the dressing station while 'being exposed to intense shell fire without cover all the time'.

 

RTA  24/4/19  Private 7 Field Amb

 

Mentioned in this publication

Essendon Gazette re Essendon Harriers.

 

War Service Commemorated

Ascot Vale State School (L)

Flemington State School  (L)

St Pauls Anglican Church, Ascot Vale

Regimental Register

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