Norman Hector MUNRO

Regimental number12/793
Date of birth22 December 1894
Place of birthPaterangi
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.6
Height5' 8"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinDonald Munro, Paterangi
Previous military serviceServed in 18th (Waikato) Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Place of enlistmentHamilton
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankCorporal
Final unit16th Waikato Company, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTwelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Paterangi Cemetery. Parents: Donald Munro, Wallace Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, and the late Elizabeth Munro
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Appointed Corporal, 31 January 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body