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Richard Morris

  • Service number
    WWI 16/681 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Morris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/681 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    15 April 1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Karaka, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of John Morris of Te Karaka Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waipiro Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Morris (father), Te Karaka, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/681 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) AWMM
      London Gazette 18.1.1919 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star
      British War Medal
      Victory medal
      (MSM) 1919 awarded the Meritorous Service Medal in recognition of valuable service rended with the Armies in France at Flanders Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
    • 20 June 1915 at Takapuna
      10 July 1915 at Takapuna (20 Aug 1915 sick with measles - to hospital) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    23yrs 3mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military Record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    9 August 1971 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military record
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Te Awamutu, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 March 2016 - Military record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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20 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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