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MORTON, George
(Service number 7/1871)

Aliases
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Gunner

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Luxmore Road, Timaru, New Zealand
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs G. Morton (mother), Morven, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 8th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 13 November 1915
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Field Artillery

Military Awards

Campaigns  Egypt Western Front
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 8 February 1919 Age
Place of Death New Zealand
Cause Died of disease
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Cemetery, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Memorial Reference 750. (Presbyterian Portion.).
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

George Morton was the son of George and Mary Morton (nee Campbell), of Morven, Canterbury, New Zealand. Born at Morven. Served in Egypt and on the Western Front.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.

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