MORRIS, Roland
(Service number 44980)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date 9 February 1874 Place of Birth Isle of Wight

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 33 Davey Street, Temuka
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. A. MORRIS (mother), 33 Davey Street, Temuka, Canterbury
Religion Church of England
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 Reinforcements G Company (part)
Date 5 April 1917
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 16 May 1939 Age 65 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 150, Plot 695
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Roland Morris appears to have started school in Christchurch New Zealand, in 1879. His parents may have been Isaac and Mary Anna Morris. Roland had siblings in New Zealand.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [25 March 2017]

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