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Charles Roland Morton

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 214 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 214 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Roland AWMM
  • Surname
    Morton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    James Ellis AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3253 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    • 17 September 1876 Public - Peter - Researcher - 21 October 2017 - Military records
    • not correct -taken from detail he gave when enlisting under the false name of James Ellis Public - Margaret - Other relative - 14 July 2021 - Military personnel file of James Ellis
  • Place of birth
    • London UK Public - Peter - Researcher - 21 October 2017 - Military records
    • as above Public - Margaret - Other relative - 14 July 2021 - Military personnel file of James Ellis
  • Birth notes
    He was born 17 September 1871 in Victoria, Australia
    confirmation is available at Victoria BDM Public - Margaret - Other relative - 14 July 2021 - also baptism record card at the Christchurch Library
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Kaiteratahi, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs G.W. Bassett (sister), Redcliffs, Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • she was his daughter, not his sister. Public - Margaret - Other relative - 14 July 2021 - family research
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3253 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Morton was the husband of Mrs. A.E. Morton, of Monks Bay, Redcliffs, Christchurch. Born in London, England. Served in Egypt and on Western Front 1916.

    Name is recorded as James Ellis in Nominal Rolls, as Charles Roland Morton in CWGC, as Charles Roland Morton a.k.a. James Ellis in Archives New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Collingwood War Memorial Public - Peter - Researcher - 21 October 2017 - on site

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    Vol1: 214 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 July 2021MargaretWhangarei, NZOther relative
21 October 2017PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher

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