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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Irish-born Pte John Alexander Morton.  Photo

courtesy of David Morton.


Morton J A        Pte    980    John Alexander         4 & 5 Mobile Vet Sect    22    Clerk    Single    C of E       

Address:    Flemington, Canterbury St, 42   

Next of Kin:    Morton, J A, father, Corran Arva, North Cavan, County Cavan   

Enlisted:    27 Oct 1916       

Embarked:     RMS Omrah 17 Jan 1917  


John Alexander Morton returned to Australia with the rank of Sergeant on 19 June 1919.  


John Morton, in France? Photo courtesy of David Morton.


Evacuation of wounded horses in the battle line.  Watercolour, charcoal, pencil

on paper by Septimus H Power, France, 1917.  http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/ART03313



John Alexander Morton, WW2 in the Volunteer Defence Corps,

wearing his WW1 medal ribbons.  Courtesy of David Morton.


Soldier Settler at Tarneit


War Service Commemorated

St Pauls Anglican Church, Ascot Vale

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