BRUNTON, William George
(Service number 7/1341)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 18 September 1889 Place of Birth Morven

Enlistment Information

Date 15 Aug 1914-31 Dec 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment 1 Grey Rd, Timaru
Occupation Railway clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin R. R. Brunton (father), Otaio
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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

Railway employee


Date 27 May 1960 Age 70 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ashburton Cemetery
Memorial Reference RSA Section, Area 201, Plot 40
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William George Brunton was the second son of Robert Russell and Margaret Brunton of Otaio. He was educated at the Otaio School before going to Waimate District High School.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [06 February 2017]

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