MORTON, James Alexander
(Service number 47168)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank||Gunner|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs G. Morton (mother), Malvern, South Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||25th Reinforcements, G Company|
|Date||26 April 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Plymouth, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Field Artillery|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||1 December 1918||Age|
|Place of Death||United Kingdom|
|Cause||Died of disease Died of pneumonia|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England|
|Memorial Reference||II. F. 2.|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial (as J M Morton)|
James Morton was the son of Mary and the late George Morton, of Morven, New Zealand.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.
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