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Desmond Thomas Stuart Morrison

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  M_037. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel M_037. Image taken June 2020.

© Auckland Museum CC BY AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Desmond Thomas Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Morrison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24184 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Norbury House, Tirau Road, Putaruru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Morrison (mother), Norbury House, Tirau Road, Putaruru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24184 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Unknown Prisoner of War Camp POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed whilst Prisoner of War AWMM
    • 12 September 1941 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Died while P.O.W. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas George and Lily Morrison, of Putaruru

    The Sebastiano Venier was also known as the Jason and the Jantzen. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 339 AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

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