POYNTER James Benjamin Morton
813, 3rd Contingent South Africa 1899-1901
28044, WW1 Service
Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

CHRONOLOGY
Gisborne High School Cadets 20 December 1886 to 31 December 1889
South Africa 10 February 1900 to 29 August 1901 (Rank of Trooper)
9th East Coast Mounted Rifles 17 April 1903 to 3 December 1919 (Rank of Lieutenant)
Enlisted 29 June 1916 England, to 27 May 1917 Pioneer Battalion
Reserve of Officers 3 December 1919 to 28 September 1925
Legion of Frontiersmen, unknown enlistment till 4 February 1937

AWARDS
Queen's South Africa Medal
Transvaal, Orange Free State, Diamond Hill, Johannesburg
British War Medal
Victory Medal
New Zealand Service Medal
Colonial Auxillery Long Service Medal
New Zealand Long & Efficient Service Medal

Notes
Born 8 September 1873 Gisborne, New Zealand
Married 22 October 1901, Mary Halcione FORSYTHE, in Napier, New Zealand
Died 4 February 1937, aged 63 years
Buried Ormond Cemetery, Gisborne [Plot: Orm1, 94]
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Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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