(Service number 7/1871)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Gunner|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Luxmore Road, Timaru, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs G. Morton (mother), Morven, South Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||8th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
|Date||13 November 1915|
|Transport||Willochra or Tofua|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Field Artillery|
|Campaigns||Egypt Western Front|
Award Circumstances and Date
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|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||8 February 1919||Age|
|Place of Death||New Zealand|
|Cause||Died of disease|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Cemetery, South Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Memorial Reference||750. (Presbyterian Portion.).|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial|
George Morton was the son of George and Mary Morton (nee Campbell), of Morven, Canterbury, New Zealand. Born at Morven. Served in Egypt and on the Western Front.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.
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