Ralph Morton AWMM
Also known as
Ralph Amunsden AWMM
WWI 10/878 AWMM
9 February 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Woodville
, Woodville Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Owhango, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Albert Bernard Amundsen (father), Owhango, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 9" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
154 lb AWMM
Son of Albert Bernard and Annie Mabel Amundsen, of Waharoa, Hamilton.
Private Amundsen was presumed killed in action at the Daisy Patch after being reported missing on 8 May 1915.
Listed on AWMM Hall of Memories as Amunsden
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.
Reported missing, 8 August 1915.
Board of Enquiry, held at Moascar Camp, Ismailia, concluded 'Now believed to be dead'.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Parents: A.B. and Annie Mabel Amundsen, Waharoa, Hamilton AWMM
Date of death
Age at death
Place of death
Cause of death
- Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM
- Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
- Woodville War Memorial, Fountaine Square, Woodville, New Zealand AWMM
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Ralph Morton Amundsen
In memory of my Uncle. who I didn't meet but thankful for his sacrifice so we live peacefully.
Public - Mina Jean - Other Relative - 20 April 2015
My father's eldest brother. An uncle we never met, but will always remember.
Public - Margaret Anne - Other Relative - 20 April 2015
I will never forget you even though u never knew me, thank you
Public - Anne Shevahn - Other Relative - 17 April 2015
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 12 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
|20 April 2015||Margaret Anne||Auckland||Other Relative||
|17 April 2015||Anne Shevahn||Rotorua NZ||Other Relative||
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