Morris Gershen

Born 26.10.1886

Place Plock, Poland

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish


Wife Ethel May Gershen (nee Temby), married 1915 Coolgardie

Residence before arrival at Australia Came to England at an early age

Arrived at Australia
from England
on 10.1908
per Oroya
disembarked at Fremantle, WA

Residence before enlistment Boulder, Kalgoorlie, WA

Occupation Tailor

service number 7742
enlisted 14.05.1917
POE Kalgoorlie, WA
unit 16th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1918-1919
final fate RTA 6.10.1919
discharged 16.12.1919

Naturalisation 1914

Residence after the war Kalgoorlie, Moora, Geraldton, WA

Died 27.09.1943, Geraldton, Western Australia


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Assistance and medical file (NAA)

Pension file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

New tailoring business. - Moora Herald and Midland Districts Advocate, 6 February 1920, p. 2.

Death of Mr M. Gershen well-known local identity. - Geraldton Guardian and Express, 29 September 1943, p. 1.