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Benjamin Morrison

  • Service number
    • WWII NZ6055 AWMM
    • WWII 6055 AWMM
    • WWII NZ6053 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Hono, Ben Public - Callan - Direct descendant - 13 July 2023 - I’m his grandson, this is his full name
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Ben (Rangihonohono) Morrison on the far left

Captured Japanese Flag

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Benjamin AWMM
    • Benjamin Rangihonohono Public - Callan - Direct descendant - 13 July 2023 - I’m his grandson, can verify this is correct
  • Surname
    • Morrison AWMM
    • Morrison Public - Callan - Direct descendant - 13 July 2023 - I’m his grandson, this is his full name
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hono, Ben Public - Callan - Direct descendant - 13 July 2023 - I’m his grandson, this is his full name
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ6055 AWMM
    • WWII 6055 AWMM
    • WWII NZ6053 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Callan - Direct descendant - 13 July 2023 - I’m his grandson, this is his full name

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Ohinemutu, Rotorua AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12
    https://collections.archives.govt.nz/en-NZ/web/arena/search#/entity/aims-archive/R21346617
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 July 2023Callan Palmerston NorthDirect descendant

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