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George Rex Marriott

Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland (photo John Halpin, January 2012) - CC BY John Halpin

Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland (photo John Halpin, January 2012) - CC BY John Halpin


  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Rex AWMM
  • Surname
    Marriott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    EC/2928 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Indian Staff College, Deolali AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Marriott was the youngest son of George Gladstone Marriott and Ella Rosina Grace Marriott, of Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand.

    "MAJOR IN INDIAN ARMY AUCKLANDER PROMOTED". "Advice has been received by Mr and Mrs G.G. Marriott of 8 Thorley St., Mount Eden, that their youngest son, Captain G.R. Marriott has been promoted to the rank of Major in the Indian Army. Before the war Major Marriott was in the New Zealand British Regiment. He was one of 15 New Zealanders selected for a course at the Indian Staff College, and he received his captaincy in October 1941." (New Zealand Herald 22 January 1944, page 3)

    Major Marriott is commemorated on the World War II Roll of Honour at the Auckland Officers' Club. It was, until early 2007, located at Edgerley Road, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand. The Roll of Honour is to be relocated to the Northern Club, Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    22 February 1945 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Myanmar (Burma)Southeast Asia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Deat notice: New Zealand Herald 9 March 1945 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Rangoon Memorial AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland, The Northern Club, 19 Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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