Hallam, Morris William

Personal Details

First nameMorris
Middle nameWilliam
Date of birth25/11/1896
Place of birthRockhampton, Qld
Date of death04/10/1917
Place of deathZonnebekke, Belgium
Cause of death

Killed in Action


Son of William Peter Hallam & Amelia Mary Morris m.26/06/1895

Brother of –
Ivy Muriel b.14/01/1899
Adam Thomas b.30/06/1909
Jean Lillian b.04/02/1912

School Records

Muttaburra State School
Start Date1906

War Records


ServiceAustralian Army
Service number138
Date of enlistment25/11/1915
Locality of enlistmentThornville Selection, Muttaburra, Qld
Place of enlistmentMuttaburra, Qld
Next of kinAmelia Mary Hallam (mother)
Date of death04/10/1917
Place of deathZonnebekke, Belgium
Cause of deathKilled in Action
Memorial panel

135 Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial
29 The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

Posting at discharge42nd Battalion
RankLance Corporal
Roll of honourMuttaburra

AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army


HALLAM, Lce. Cpl. Morris William, 138. 42nd Bn. 4th Oct., 1917. Age 22. Son of William Peter and Amelia Mary Hallam, of Thornville Selection, Muttaburra, Queensland.

Embarked with the 42 Infantry Battalion (June 1916)
Ship Name: HMAT Borda
Ship Number: A30
Date of Embarkation: 5 June 1916
Place of Embarkation: Sydney

Previous occupation - Station hand, Muttaburra