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George Frederick Collins-Morgan

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Headstone, Havelock North Cemetery (photo G.A. Fortune in 1999) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Headstone, Havelock North Cemetery (photo G.A. Fortune in 1999) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Collins-Morgan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25148 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 20 November 1884 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra MohakaWairoa Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 20 November 1884 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    20 november 1884 Public - carolyn alice - Direct descendant - 7 October 2015 - original birth certificate and the morgan family bible (entry of his birth by his father)
  • Place of birth
    mohaka , hawkes bay Public - carolyn alice - Direct descendant - 7 October 2015 - birth certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    229 hastings street, sth, napier Public - carolyn alice - Direct descendant - 7 October 2015 - family home at the time
  • Post war occupation
    as before Public - carolyn alice - Direct descendant - 7 October 2015 - family knowledge from George.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.H. Harrison (mother), 229 Hastings Street South, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    grand daughter Public - carolyn alice - Direct descendant - 7 October 2015 - personal acquaintance with my grandfather

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25148 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Timber worker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    r holt and sons, napier Public - carolyn alice - Direct descendant - 7 October 2015 - photographs and family knowledge. As a boy in his early teens, he was a boot boy/bell hop at the masonic hotel in napier
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 26 June 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 22 August 1916, and marched into Sling Camp and reverted to ranks.
    Proceeded overseas to France from Sling Camp, 19 September 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, in the field, and posted to 8th Company, 5 October 1916.
    Attached to NZ Wing Reinforcements Camp, 30 September 1917.
    On leave, 11 October 1917.
    Rejoined Bn from detachment, 26 October 1917.
    Wounded in action, 19 February 1918 (gas), and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred same day to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station; to No 4 General Hospital, Etaples, 19 February 1918; to England, 26 February 1918, and admitted same day to 2nd London General Hospital. Transferred to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 25 March 1918; to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 13 April 1918; to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 25 May 1918.
    Appointed Temporary Corporal, 1 January 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board 'Ayrshire', 5 August 1919; discharged, 19 October 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 228 days (of which 3 years 88 days were abroad). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 April 1959 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    Havelock NorthHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    he died at the home of his son, Edward Collins morgan in browns bay, Auckland. he was cared for by h Public - carolyn alice - Direct descendant - 7 October 2015 - I was present (aged 7 at the time)
  • Cause of death
    bowel cancer Public - carolyn alice - Direct descendant - 7 October 2015 - death certificate, plus he was attended by the family doctor and my parents in our home.
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Havelock North Cemetery, Corner of Lucknow Road and Tanner Street, Havelock North, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 16 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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07 October 2015carolyn aliceauckland NZDirect descendant

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