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George William Morrison

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  • Service number
    12/4223 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
3/4 portrait of Private George William Morrison, Reg No 12/4223, of the Auckland Infantry Battalion, - A Company, 11th Reinforcements. Died after discharge from the N.Z.E.F. from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service, on 20 November 1918. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-M850. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George William AWMM
  • Surname
    Morrison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/4223 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Francis Morrison (mother), 70 Upper Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/4223 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 1 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 49 or HMNZT 50 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMM
    Private AWMM
    11th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    26 AWMM
  • Date of death
    20 November 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service AWMM
  • Place of death
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Section 7. C. Lot 22. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Newmarket War Memorial, Olympic Park, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Obituary

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