George Henry MORRIS
Parents: George Henry Morris
Died: 5 August, 1915
Cause: Killed In Action
Place of death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Burial place: Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey Panel 50
Awards and Honours
- 1914-1915 Star
- British War Medal 1914-20
- Victory Medal
- 1914-1918 Memorial Plaque
Regimental Service Number: 692
Enlistment date: 17 August, 1914 Melbourne
Age at enlistment: 24 years 8 months
Address at enlistment: Rockbank, via Footscray, Victoria
Religion: Church of England
Marital Status: Single
Next of kin: Sister: Louise Dalrymple (both parents deceased)
Physical Description: Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Weight: 10 stones 4 pounds
Hair: Dark Brown
Distinctive marks: Vaccination X 3
Embarkation ship: HMAT A20 Hororata.
War Service Summary
19/10/1914 - Embarked for overseas
08/05/1915 - Killed in Action while with C Company
War Service Commemerated
Killed in action.
Date: 8 May, 1915
08/05/1915 - Killed in Action
No Red Cross Report
Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey Panel 50
23/12/1915 - Letter from his only relative, sister Louise Dalrymple, requesting the effects of her brother.
26/12/1915 - Reply that her recent marriage and change of name and address have complicated the return of his effects.
23/07/1920 - Letter from sister Louise Dalrymple requesting her brother’s “Gallipoli Star” and stating that both parents had died when the siblings were very young. They were brought up by strangers in Kyneton, and that they never knew of other relatives.
26 June 1915, page 11
MORRIS. —Killed in action, at the Dardanelles,
Private George Morris (late of Kyneton), F Com-
pany, 7th Battalion, only beloved brother of
Louie Dalrymple, Murrumbeena.
Birth Year Querry:
No birth record for George Henry Morris can be found for 1890.
Record Reg. # 2455 1884 at Fitzroy, may be George Henry.
His sister, Louise, was born in Melbourne, 1881 Reg. # 18052, to George Henry Morris and Harriet Harley.