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Full Name
George William Morrison
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
George William
Surname
Morrison
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
12/4223
Place of Birth
Auckland, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs Francis Morrison (mother), 70 Upper Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
11th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company
Embarkation Date
1 April 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
28
Page on Nominal Roll
6
Campaigns
France
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment
Place of Death
New Zealand
Date of Death
20 November 1918
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service
Cemetery Name
Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Section 7. C. Lot 22.
Memorial Name
Newmarket War Memorial, Olympic Park, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
Description of Image
  • World War 1 Name panel, Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket, Auckland (photo John Halpin, 28 May 2011)
  • World War 1 Memorial panel, Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket, Auckland (photo John Halpin, 28 May 2011)
  • Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket, Auckland (photo John Halpin, 28 May 2011)
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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