Morrice, Walter Tertius (Lieutenant, b.1881 - d.1918)

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Accession Number 1DRL/0513
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Papers
Maker Morrice, Walter Tertius
Place made Australia
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/700
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Walter Tertius Morrice, 1 Light Horse Regiment, 1915, Gallipoli, Egypt. Collection consists of handwritten copies of notes made by Morrice, describing his experiences on Gallipoli and his impressions of 1 Auxiliary Hospital (Luna Park) and Helouan Convalescent Home.

History / Summary

Lieutenant Walter Tertius Morrice, 1 Australian Light Horse. Died 28 September 1918, of wounds received in the Battle of Amman. Age 38. Son of Elizabeth Charlotte Morrice, of Tredegar House, Darling Point Rd., Edgecliff, New South Wales, and the late Walter Morrice. Other biographical details are: - station overseer and grazier; of Moss Vale, NSW; born Moss Vale; educated at Lee-Pullings College, Bong Bong, NSW; enlisted in the AIF on 10 September 1914 as a private; served in Egypt, Gallipoli, Sinai and Palestine; was wounded (according to his mother) on four occasions.