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Eric Macarthur Morrison (1891–1945)

Eric Macarthur Morrison, n.d. photographer unknown

Eric Macarthur Morrison, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

ERIC MACARTHUR MORRISON, son of Mr. James A. and Mrs. Lorn E. C. Morrison, was born at Bairnsdale, Victoria, on 5th April, 1891, and received his education at Bairnsdale College.

He entered the service of the Bank at Bairnsdale on 7 th December, 1908, being transferred to Beechworth, as ledgerkeeper, in November, 1910; Ballarat in June, 1911; Hamilton, Victoria, as teller, in December, 1912; and to Ballarat again, as teller, in June, 1914.

He enlisted as a private in the A.I.F. in May, 1916, and left Australia with reinforcements for the 38th and 39th Battalions. Subsequently he was appointed to the Finance Section, A.I.F. Headquarters, London, and was promoted to sergeant. Owing to defective eyesight he did not have any field service.

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Eric Macarthur Morrison, n.d. photographer unknown

Eric Macarthur Morrison, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

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Birth

5 April, 1891
Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia

Death

March, 1945 (aged 53)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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