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Douglas George Morrison

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Doug Morrison recieving award from Murray Adlington - This image may be subject to copyright

Doug Morrison recieving award from Murray Adlington - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas George AWMM
  • Surname
    Morrison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23079 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 June 1904 AWMM GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Maungatapere, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Morrison (wife), 47 Kiwi Road, Point Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Joan and the late Edna; father of Betty, June, Don, Ann

    Served as Officer-in-Charge (O i/c) of 2 Echelon of 2NZEF June 1944 - August 1945.

    Awarded the RSA Gold Star in 1961 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 October 2008 AWMM
    Age 104 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes RSA Block Twenty One C plot 2193 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 15 October 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road, Auckland 1053 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. 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
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 138 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p. 4, 28-32, 57 AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
      p.765 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: 15 October 2008 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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