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Herbert John Gates

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Gates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    21909 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 November 1885 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Ross, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 5 March 1917 AWMM Taylor Street, West Kogarah, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.I. Gates, 'Hereford', same address AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 March 1917 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    21909 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      120 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Dunedin, 28 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 24 October 1916; marched in to 5th Reserve Bn, Sling Camp, 25 October 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 15 November 1916; joined 2nd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, 8 December 1916, and posted to A Company.
    Detached to Rest Camp, 5 October 1917; rejoined unit, 14 October 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 25 October 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 8 November 1917.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 13 January 1918.
    Detached to Corps Lewis Gun School, 13 March 1918; attached to 2nd Entrenching Bn, 1 April 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 8 April 1918.
    Killed in action, 26 July 1918.

    Parents: Mr & Mrs F.W. Talbot, Motueka, Nelson AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    7 February 1967 AWMM
    ACTAustralia AWMM
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Sources

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