MacPHERSON, Norman
(Service number 7/229)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 22 July 1882 Place of Birth Kaiapoi

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Motueka
Occupation Surveyor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Norman MacPHERSON (father), Geraldine
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination
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
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 9 September 1952 Age 70 years
Place of Death Nelson
Memorial or Cemetery Seaview Road Cemetery, Nelson
Memorial Reference Block 011, Plot 204
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Norman MacPherson was the son of Norman and Janet (Jessie, née Robertson) MacPherson, who had come out from Sleat, Inverness, Scotland with a young family in 1874. Janet Macpherson died in 1893 and was buried at Woodbury, to be joined by her husband in 1925.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 December 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal affairs) [17 December 2018]; Seaview Road Cemetery record (Nelson City Council) [17 December 2018]; refer to Timaru Herald, 26 August 1915, 21 December 1916, 18 July 1918,21 anuary 1919, Temuka Leader, 25 January 1919, (Papers Past) [17 Decembber 2017

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