Thomas Morrell

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • Born 20 September 1892, Wairewa, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Died date of death unknown
  • Last rank Private/Driver
  • Service number 16/281
  • Served In New Zealand Pioneer (Māori) Battalion
  • Next of Kin John Morrell (brother), Te Haumi, Ōaro, Kaikōura
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer
  • ReligionRoman Catholic
  • Enlisted19 October 1914, Canterbury
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 20, Warrimoo, departed 14 February 1915, Wellington, disembarked 26 March 1915, Suez, Egypt
  • Theatres of operationGallipoli 1915, Egyptian 1915-1916, Egyptian E.F. 1916 and Western European 1916-1917-1918
  • Periods of service151 days in New Zealand and four years 83 days overseas in Egypt, Balkan, Gallipoli and Western Europe. Total service of four years and 234 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Kia Ora, 9 May 1919
  • Discharged6 June 1919, on termination of period of engagement
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal