ANDERSON, Charles Morton
(Service number 7/1183)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank


Date 8 May 1880 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Cave
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Chas M. MORTON (father), Worcester Street, Christchurch
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From 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



Date 14 June 1953 Age 73 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials Cave War Memorial - Those who offered their lives by serving overseas

Biographical Notes

Cahrles Morton Anderson was the son of Charles Morton and Annie Anderson. His name is recorded on the Cave War Memorial. His brother Alan Dougglas Anderson also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [23 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 April 2019]

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