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Robert Nicoll Morpeth

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Portrait, wounded - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait, wounded - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Nicoll AWMM
  • Surname
    Morpeth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Nick AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/295 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 September 1891 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 1910 AWMM Queen's Hotel, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 H.D. Morpeth (father), Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 H.D. Morpeth (father), Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of Injury: Loss left leg Pension: 32/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

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Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry Douglas Morpeth and Kate Morpeth, of Waihi

    Six brothers served in World War 1: Allan (18899) killed in 1917; George Douglas (44944); Gerald (12/416); Moore (12/1039) killed in 1915; Robert Nicoll (12/295) and Sloan (48797).
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    Robert Nicoll Morpeth – 1891-1959

    Robert, often called Nick, was the 4th son of Henry and Kate Morpeth. In the papers of 1915 it listed him as dangerously ill after a bullet wound in the left arm. He was wounded again and had his leg amputated. He was awarded the Military Cross in the New Year Honours of 1917.

    He was employed in the bank and is buried in Kelvin Grove Cemetery in Palmerston North.

    Above biography was transcribed, researched and written by Margaret Nash of Panmure Branch of NZSG
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    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Morrinsville AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    28 September 1959 AWMM
    Age 67 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Bank of New Zealand officers who enlisted for military service in the First World War. Research completed by Paul Hickford (2014-2017). AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 518 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      21: 13 AWMM
    • Morpeth, T. (2008). The "Waiheathens" at Gallipoli. Waihi, N.Z.: A.P. Morpeth.Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2010-22. AWMM
      Includes portraits AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM