NORRIS, Patrick
(Service number 23230)

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Date 14 June 1882 Place of Birth Bridge O'Weir, Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date 1 November 1916 Age
Address at Enlistment Paihiatua, New Zealand
Occupation Boilermaker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr B. Dunstall (friend), 41 Riverbank, Wanganui, New Zealand
Religion Roman Catholic
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 13th Reinforcements, H Company
Transport HMNZT 55 Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Devonport, England (27 July 1916)
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Area Employment Company

Military Awards

Campaigns Western Front
Service Medals
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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 13 December 1918 Age
Place of Death Wanganui,Manawatu, New Zealand
Cause Died of complications from influenza
Memorial or Cemetery Aramoho Cemetery, Wanganui, New Zealand
Memorial Reference C.1.37.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial, Memorial Archway, Waimate

Biographical Notes

Father of Anne Norris, 4 Fergusson Street, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (August 2013); Commonwealth War Graves Commission website (

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Maree Bowen, SC branch NZSG

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