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Philip Joseph Preece

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  • Service number
    12/3129 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th (Hauraki) Company AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Philip Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Preece AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/3129 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Waiotahi Creek, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Preece (mother), Waiotahi Creek, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 09 Oct 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/3129 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
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 9 October 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 32 or HMNZT 33 or HMNZT 34 AWMM
    Vessel was Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    7th Reinforcements 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 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th (Hauraki) Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Philip Preece was the son of Richard and Elizabeth Ann Preece, of Thames, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    13 July 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. D. 30. AWMM
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  • Obituary

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  • Never forgotten great great uncle Philip
    Public - Rachel - Other Relative - 18 April 2015
  • May he rest in peace - Lest we forget Nigel, Sarah and Nixon Rogers Mangawhai 2015
    Public - Nigel Maurice - Other Relative - 15 April 2015

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18 April 2015Rachel New Zealand Other Relative
15 April 2015Nigel MauriceMangawhai, New Zealand Other Relative