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Norman Randal McMurtry

McMurtry, Mr. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 98643

McMurtry, Mr. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 98643

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Randal AWMM
  • Surname
    McMurtry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 72160 AWMM
    • WWII 3/16/620 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 February 1898 Cenotaph Data Entry Form South AustraliaAustralia Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 1917 AWMM 'Templemore', Salisbury Road, Richmond, Nelson AWMM
    • WW2 1940 AWMM Maxwell Road, Blenheim AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 George Cannon McMurtry (Father), 'Templemore', Salisbury Road, Richmond, Nelson AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs Margery McMurtry (wife), Maxwell Road, Blenheim AWMM
  • Relationship status


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
    • WW1 13 July 1917 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
      Age 19 AWMM
      Soldier/Military Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    • WW2 20 November 1940 AWMM
      Age 42 AWMM
      Auctioneer/Civilian Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of George Cannon and Harriett McMurtry (Source:Cenotaph Data Entry Form)

      Was an Instructor in Infantry and bayonets. Was Instructor of NCOs in infantry (Source:Cenotaph Data Entry Form)

      Lived Marlborough post war (Source:Cenotaph Data Entry Form)

      Married Margery Turner in 1926 (Source:Cenotaph Data Entry Form) AWMM
    • Brother of Sergeant Major Lawrence George McMurtry : NZEF Service # 25/36, Sergeant Major, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, B. Company, NZEF (refer his image in gallery of this profile). Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 June 2017 - Military File.
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About death

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  • Death
    13 January 1971 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 71 AWMM
    BlenheimMarlborough Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Omaka Cemetery, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
      28/09/2014 AWMM
    • 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.34 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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19 June 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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