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Robert William Morris

Official portrait of Major Robert Morris MC

Bob Morris

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Morris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9641 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 August 1915 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
    Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM C/o Mr F. Egglelin, Sturge Street, Cobden, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM C/o Mr F. Eggleton, Sturge Street, Cobden, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs G.H. Morris (mother), Livingston Street, Hokitika, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs E.E. Morris (mother), Livingston Street, Hokitika, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9641 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    25 November 1943 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Morris, Robert William. (Ref. WO 373/26/399). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Maj R. W. Morris, MC, m.i.d.; Christchurch; born Timaru, 15 Aug 1915; civil engineer's assistant; OC 8 Fd Coy May-Aug 1945; wounded 22 Mar 1943. (Source: Cody, J.F. New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. p.388.) AWMM

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
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 129 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 70 AWMM
    • Cody, J.F. (1961). New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.388. AWMM
    • Mason, W.W. (1954) Prisoners of war. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.415-16. AWMM

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