Norris Stephen AWMM
Also known as
- WWII 2/996 AWMM
- WWI 920 AWMM
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Served with NZ Volunteers, 1903-1914. Promoted Lieutenant with New Zealand Field Artillery (NZFA), 1909. Promoted Captain, 1911.
Officer Commanding (OC) of 4 Howitzer Battery, NZFA, at Gallipoli. 4 Bty was the first NZ Artillery unit to come ashore.
Promoted Lieutenant Colonel, 1 May 1916.
Commanding Officer (CO) of Divisional Ammo Column, January 1917.
Commander of 3 NZFA Brigade, June 1917.
Commander of 2 NZFA Brigade, December 1917.
Served with NZ Brigade and Artillery units between WWI and WW2.
Promoted Brigadier and appointed Commander of 2 NZEF Overseas Base, 1940-41.
New Zealand Representative on Ministry of Transport, London, 1941-45.
Died at sea aboard the Port Phillip, returning to New Zealand in 1945.
A biography is at http://www.dnzb.govt.nz/en/biographies/4f3/falla-norris-stephen AWMM
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- Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 222 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 146 AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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