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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: Military personnel file
Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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