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Patrick William Morrison

Wedding, WW2 Patrick Morrison in uniform and his bride Alice. Studio: Alan Blakely, Auckland, NZ - This image may be subject to copyright

Wedding, WW2 Patrick Morrison in uniform and his bride Alice. Studio: Alan Blakely, Auckland, NZ - T …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Patrick William AWMM
  • Surname
    Morrison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pat AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ401425 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 October 1914 AWMM AberdeenScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 May 1940 AWMM 367 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Alice Mary Morrison (wife), 99 Glenfield Road, Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM


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
    WW2 17 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Motor Mechanic/Military AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10.5 inches AWMM
    • Chest expansion, Unknown Period AWMM
      39 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Chronic bullous emphysema leading to acute respiratory failure AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alexander and Jessie (nee Christie) Morrison of Scotland

    Husband of Alice Mary (nee Smith) Morrison.

    Father of three daughters: Janet, Patricia, Alexander Lynne.

    Before the war Pat worked for New Zealand Farmers' Fertiliser Company

    The family lived in Birkenhead and later moved to Mangakino where Pat continued his work as a mechanic and also set up his own garage.

    Served five years 146 days

    Single at enlistment; married at embarkation for the Pacific. Overseas service was 29 September 1942 - 3 May 1943 (218 days) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    21 December 1981 AWMM
    Age 67 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Section 34, Block X, Lot 7 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Scottish Masonic Centre, 59 Grey St, Onehunga, Auckland 1061 AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register F no. 11821 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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