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Edward James Priest

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  • Service number
    44152 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward James AWMM
  • Surname
    Priest AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    44152 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 Sawmill hand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Priest (father), Baxter's, Otira Line, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    44152 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 05 Apr 1917-10 June 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 81 AWMM
    Vessel was Devon AWMM
    Corporal AWMM
    Reinforcements G Company (part) AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edward Priest was the son of John and Catherine Priest, of Baxters Siding, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    29 March 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    V. B. 14. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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