condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Maurice Leo Bartlett

Portrait of Private Maurice Bartlett 44889. Image kindly provided by William Bartlett (February 2017). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private Maurice Bartlett 44889. Image kindly provided by William Bartlett (February 2017 …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice Leo AWMM
  • Surname
    Bartlett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Piper AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 44889 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    5 February 1895 AWMM [Nelson]New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Bartlett's Road, Appleby, Richmond, Nelson AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 J.E. Bartlett (father), P.O. Box 25, Richmond, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1918 Battles of Ypres AWMM
    • 2nd Battle of Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 44889 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5'8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      134lb AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Complexion, WWI AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • 8 April 1918 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Shrapnel wounds in leg AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Attended Richmond School and Nelson college and worked on the home farm until the First World War.

    Served with the Territorials in Nelson from 1914 prior to his enlistment and subsequent deployment to the Western Front in Oct 1917.

    Served with the NZ Machine Gun Corps on active sercice, Dec 1917 until de-mobbed at Cologne, Germany (with the Army of Occupation) early 1919.

    had a small farm at Appleby near Nelson until retirement from active farming in 1955. He lived on in retirement on the farm homestead in Appleby until his invalided move to Auckland in 1982. AWMM
Read more


About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    1984 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Memorial plaque in cemetery at St Albans Church, Appleby AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Maurice Leo Bartlett by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Maurice Leo Bartlett

Leave a note

Contribute ›



Contribute ›
  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      66: 18 AWMM
    • Nelson Evening Mail AWMM
      Death notice: Monday 12 November 1984 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM


Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 May 2018WilliamNZDirect Descendant

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.