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MORTON, James Alexander
(Service number 47168)

Aliases
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Gunner

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs G. Morton (mother), Malvern, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 25th Reinforcements, G Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Turakina
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Field Artillery

Military Awards

Campaigns
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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 1 December 1918 Age
Place of Death United Kingdom
Cause Died of disease Died of pneumonia
Notices
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)

Biographical Notes

James Morton was the son of Mary and the late George Morton, of Morven, New Zealand.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.

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