MUNRO, George Percival
(Service number 90437)

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Date 17 August 1889 Place of Birth Pareora

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Date Age
Address at Enlistment Pringle Street, Timaru
Occupation Wool classer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs J. MUNRO (mother), Pringle Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
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Date *July 1971 Age 81 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 5, Plot 377
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Percival Munro (Percy), born on 17 August 1889 at Pareora, was the son of John Alexander Munro and his wife Jane née MacMillan.Two brothers served abroad in World War One - Charles Vivian and Robert Donald. Their father died in 1902 and their widowed mother lived on till 1951.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [30 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [30 December 2016]

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