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Harry Benner Morris

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 519 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 519 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Benner AWMM
  • Surname
    Morris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Henry Benner Morris AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1722 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 December 1894 AWMM CorkIreland (Eire) AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Waikino, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Mand Morris (sister), 34 Grand Parade, Cork, Ireland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1722 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Territorials, 6th Hauraki AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 14 December 1914 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Battery hand/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      146 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action, Dardanelles 5 June 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Diarrhoea, enteritis, dysentery 1915 AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of abdominal wounds AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Harry Morris was the son of William and Marianne Morris of 34 Grand Parade, Cork, Ireland.

    Attested at Trentham.

    Embarked for Dardanelles 13 April 1915.

    Embarked for France 6 April 1916. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 September 1916 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe, Somme, France AWMM IV. I. 57. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Waihi RSA, 71 Seddon Avenue, Waihi 3610 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 519 AWMM
    • The Aucklander AWMM
      Rooney, E. Poignant look at great sacrifice. (2010, 24 June). The Aucklander. p. 15-15 AWMM
    • White, G. &O'Shea, B. (Eds.). (c2010). A great sacrifice : Cork servicemen who died in the Great War. Cork, Ireland: Echo Pubs. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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