(Service number 7/743)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Sergeant|
|Date||22 December 1885||Place of Birth||Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland|
|Address at Enlistment||Care of C. H. Verity, Craigmore (Craymore?) Downs, Canterbury|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||William MORTON, 2 Rose Cottages, Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||2nd Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
|Date||14 December 1914|
|Transport||Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||24 August 1937||Age||53 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Services Section, Row 104, Plot 11|
|New Zealand Memorials|
James Morton was born on 22 December 1885 at Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland. When he enlisted with the New Zealand forces, he was a farmer working for C. H. Verity at Craymore Downs, Canterbury.
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