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GEORGE HENRY MARRA

MARRA, GEORGE HENRY

RANK:   PRIVATE        SERIAL NO:  10/1904                         

UNIT:    17th RUAHINE WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT 

BORN:   07/07/1894  -  CHRISTCHURCH, N.Z.        

DIED:     08/08/1915        KILLED IN ACTION
              
PLACE:   GALLIPOLI, TURKEY    

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   ROMAN CATHOLIC

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Patrick (HASTINGS) and Elizabeth MARRA (CHRISTCHURCH)

SIBLINGS:   C.J. MARRA (brother), WAIPUKURAU
    
NEXT OF KIN:   Mr PATRICK MARRA (father), HASTINGS

OCCUPATION:  PLOUGHMAN

EMPLOYER:   C.MARRA, WAIPUKURAU

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  WAIPUKURAU

HEIGHT:  5’ 9”        WEIGHT:    10st 5lb        CHEST:   33⅓”

COMP:                EYES:                HAIR:  
    
EDUCATION:   FOURTH EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   CHUNUK BAIR (N.Z.) MEMORIAL, ANZAC,
                            GALLIPOLI

 

ENLISTED:   TRENTHAM        DATE:   11/01/1915  

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT: 4th     

MILITARY RECORD:
17/04/1915.  LEFT NEW ZEALAND FOR EQYPT ON HMNZT No.21.
09/06/1915.  JOINED BATTALION (DARDANELLES).
08/08/1915.  KILLED IN ACTION, GALLIPOLI.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.