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Lorenz Wilfred Meuli

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  • Service number
    6/4577 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lorenz Wilfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Meuli AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6/4577 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Banker AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Meuli (mother), Manaia, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6/4577 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 1 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 49 or HMNZT 50 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMM
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    11th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Jacob and Katharina Meuli, of Manaia, Taranaki.

    Bank of New Zealand Staff Member.

    Text of the Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand: 'In Memoriam: The names inscribed upon this tablet are those of officers of the Bank of New Zealand who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919 waged against the nations of central Europe - Germany, Austria, Turkey and Bulgaria - who sought by force of arms to obtain world-wide dominion. In honour of their patriotism and valour. In admiration of their sacrifice. And in grateful perpetuation of their glorious and ennobling memory this monument is reverently dedicated. Their Name Liveth for Evermore.' AWMM
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Death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    16 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand (Officers of the BNZ who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919), BNZ Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
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