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Benjamin Morris

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Benjamin AWMM
  • Surname
    Morris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ben Morris Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 19399 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1 March 21895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Karaka Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of William Morris of Te Karaka Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Te Karaka, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Morris (father), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 15th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 19399 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    • 25 August 1916 at Narrow Neck Camp, Takapuna, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    21 yrs 5 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Military record

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Benjamin Morris was the son of William and Catherine Morris, of Te Karaka, Gisborne, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hebuterne Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM I. L. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's & Te Karaka's War Memorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 21 July 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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27 April 2015Ian WhanganuiOther Relative
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