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Harriet Simeon

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Harriet Simeon. (ca. 1915). [Portrait of Harriet Simeon in VAD uniform]. Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-1987-2-2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Harriet AWMM
    • Harriet Public - jhon - Wife - 21 March 2019 - Harriet
  • Surname
    • Simeon AWMM
    • Simeon Public - jhon - Wife - 21 March 2019 - Simeon
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    cocaine snorter Public - jhon - Wife - 21 March 2019 - cocaine snorter
  • Service number
    • WWI 6393 AWMM
    • WWI 12908 AWMM
    • WWI 6969 Public - jhon - Wife - 21 March 2019 - WWI 6969
  • Gender
    • Female AWMM
    • trans Public - jhon - Wife - 21 March 2019 - trans
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1871 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    1871 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Birth notes
    daughter of John & Eliza SANDLAND Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    88 Willis Street, Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Post war occupation
    Administrator/Civilian AWMM
    Deputy Assistant Commandant, Women's Royal Air Force AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Alice Johnston (sister) 27 Shannon St, Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Relationship status
    • 25 October 1893 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
    • 25 Oct 1893 married George Ernest SIMEON Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    All Saints Hospital London; No 19 G/Hospital Alexandria; Bangor M/Hosptial Wales; #55 G/Hos Wimereux Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Air Force AWMM
    • Army AWMM
    • British Red Cross VAD & Women's Royal Air Force Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    • WWI 6393 AWMM
    • WWI 12908 AWMM
    • WWI 6969 Public - jhon - Wife - 21 March 2019 - WWI 6969
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    • BRC VAD Nurse: 1915-1917; WRAF 1918-1920 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Millinery & Dress Making Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 December 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 Nurse Military Personnel file
    110th Middleness Corps under Lady Cantley AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Enlisted in England.

    Her husband George Ernest Simeon (1/543) was a Major in the Samoan Advance Party and New Zealand Rifle Brigade, NZEF.

    Served two years and one hundred and eight days in British Military Hospitals on the Nursing Staff of the Army, in Egypt, Wales and France. One year two hundred and thirty two days in Women's Royal Air Force in England and in Scotland.

    Her Military Personnel file details her repeated requests for refunds from the New Zealand government in 1920, 1939 and 1954.

    Post war address: 36 The Drive, Epsom, Auckland. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    Circa 1963 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Simeon, George Ernest and Harriet - Papers, 1894 - 1963. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-1535. AWMM
    • Collection of photographs relating to Harriet Simeon including two albums compiled by Simeon during her time working as a nurse at No. 19 General Hospital, Alexandria during WWI. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-1987-2. AWMM
      Many of the photographs were taken at the military hospital, Alexandria, where Harriet Simeon was a nursing sister AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM

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11 December 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher