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Hugh Francis Poland

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  • Service number
    • WWI 10659 AWMM
    • WWI 10639 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Driver/Military AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Poland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 10659 AWMM
    • WWI 10639 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • 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/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hugh Poland M.P. (father), Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 10659 AWMM
    • WWI 10639 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military 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 06 May 1916-21 June 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 52 or HMNZT 53 AWMM
    Vessel was Mokoia or Navua AWMM
    Driver/Military AWMM
    12th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery, No. 4 Howitzer Battery 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 Driver/Military AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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
  • Date of death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    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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  • Obituary

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