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Keith Kennedy Morriss

Grave plaque for Keith K. Morriss.  Photo taken August 2019

Bronze plaque at grave

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Keith Kennedy AWMM
  • Surname
    Morriss AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 68619 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM C/o National Bank of N.Z., Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. M.S. Morriss, c/o C.G. Scolon, Onewa Rd., Northcote, Auckland (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 68619 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.25 Bank teller/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.25
    MastertonWairarapa 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.25
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • WEST COAST NEWS Press, Volume LXXV, Issue 22843, 17 October 1939, HOKITIKA Mr K. K. Morriss, of the National Bank staff at Masterton, and formerly of Hokitika, has arrived in Hokitika on a short holiday. Public - Gina - Researcher - 23 August 2019 - newspaper article papers past


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    3/09/1953 Public - Gina - Researcher - 23 August 2019 - Online council cemetery records
  • Age at death
    40 Public - Gina - Researcher - 23 August 2019 - Online council cemetery records
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Birkenhead Cemetery, cnr Eskdale and Glenfield Roads, Glenfield. Public - Gina - Researcher - 23 August 2019 - Online council cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Public Lawn, Row D, plot 73 Public - Gina - Researcher - 23 August 2019 - Online council cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 6 (Embarkations from 1st October, 1941 to 31st December, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.25 AWMM


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23 August 2019GinaMOUNT WELLINGTON, 1062, AUCKLANDResearcher

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