Henry Norton

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 29 June 1893, Kaikōura, North Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Died 8 August 1923, Christchurch
  • Killed In Action Died 8 August 1923, following discharge from the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 13358
  • Served In New Zealand Pioneer (Māori) Battalion, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade
  • Next of Kin Mr. H. Norton (father) Beach Road, Kaikōura
  • Pre-war occupation Sawmill Hand for Trail Bros
  • ReligionRoman Catholic
  • Enlisted13 January 1916
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 54, Willochra, 27 May 1916, Wellington, disembarked 26 July 1916, Devonport, England
  • Theatres of operationWestern European 1916-1917-1918
  • Periods of service162 days in New Zealand and two years 318 days overseas in Western European. Total service of three years and 115 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Westmoreland, 10 April 1919
  • Discharged7 May 1919, on termination of period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal