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Harry Morrison

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  • Service number
    4/1571 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Thomas Henry AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sapper AWMM
    New Zealand Engineers AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Morrison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Thomas Henry AWMM
  • Service number
    4/1571 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Bushman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 06 Oct 1915 Clarence Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Frederick Morrison (brother), 21 Dean Street, Arch Hill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 Dec 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4/1571 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 6 October 1915 AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW1 40 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 from Auckland, New Zealand AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM Ruapehu 18 December 1915 AWMM
    Vessel was Ruapehu AWMM
    Sapper AWMM
    New Zealand Field Engineers AWMM
    New Zealand Engineers, Tunnelling Company 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone 12 ounces AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      tanned AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to No 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Walton, 12 November 1917 AWMM
    • 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 13 April 1918 AWMM
    No longer physically fit for war service AWMM
    Sapper AWMM
    New Zealand Engineers AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Morrison (1839 - 1913.) and Louisa Jane Morrison, nee Jaggard, (1841 - 1878)

    John and Louisa emigrated to New Zealand from Brighton, Sussex England on the Empress arriving in Auckland in 1865. They had six children. Harry appears to have been their first child.

    Morrison appears to have revised his age downward in order to enlist. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    52 AWMM
  • Date of death
    7 November 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service AWMM
  • Place of death
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Prot. Soldiers Burial B Row 1, Plot 47 AWMM
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  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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