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Bertram Boock

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  • Service number
    • 3/2344 AWMM
    • 3/2324 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Bert AWMM
    • Bertram Psock AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Quartermaster Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Medical Corps AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Gravestone, Karori Cemetery (photo Paul F. Baker) - No known copyright restrictions
Gravestone, Karori Cemetery (photo Paul F. Baker) - No known … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bertram AWMM
  • Surname
    Boock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bert AWMM
    • Bertram Psock AWMM
  • Service number
    • 3/2344 AWMM
    • 3/2324 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Wellington AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Chemist AWMM
    • WW1 Chemist AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Lily Boock (mother), Aro Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Lily Boock (mother), Aro Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 Aug 1916 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 3/2344 AWMM
    • 3/2324 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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 19 Aug 1916-24 October 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 61 AWMM
        Vessel was Aparima AWMM
        Quartermaster Sergeant AWMM
        16th Reinforcements, Headquarters Staff, New Zealand Medical Corps AWMM
        New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM
      • WW1 16 Feb 1917-2 May 1917 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 76 AWMM
        Vessel was Aparima or Mokoia or Navua AWMM
        Quartermaster Sergeant AWMM
        22nd Reinforcements, New Zealand Medical Corps AWMM
        New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

    Prisoner of war

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

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    • Medical notes
      Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of influenza AWMM

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      WW1 Quartermaster Sergeant AWMM
      New Zealand Medical Corps AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • Bertram Boock was the son of Israel and Lily Boock (nee Levi), of 83 Aro St., Wellington.

      Served on H.M.T. "Aparima," 1916-18.

      Listed with service number as 3/2324 in Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III

      Listed as Bertram Pscock on the Obelisk at Featherston Military Cemetery. AWMM

    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
      32 AWMM
    • Date of death
      10 November 1918 AWMM
    • Cause of death
      Died of Sickness AWMM
    • Place of death
      Featherston, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Death notes
      Military Hospital, Featherston Military Camp, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
    • Cemetery name
      Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Grave reference
      Jewish Portion. 131A. AWMM
    • Memorial name
      Roll of Honour, Wellington Jewish Community Centre, 80 Webb Street, Wellington AWMM
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    • I have often seen Bertram name on the Obelisk down at Featherston Military Cemetery, but could never understand the surname, no wonder, how wrong it is! Have contacted Ministry of Culture and Heritage to restored the memorial and have his name correctly listed. it says on my photograph, Bertram PSOCK.. its lead lettering, so could be caused by age... but no, it is as I find today, BOOCK, no S in it... but everything else adds up about him.. its had me puzzled for years then decided to day to have another go to find out the correct name, and was given the Karori Cemetery photograph on line, then, seeing the HEBREW on it, had the answer, I have a copy of the book, A Standard for the People, Jewish in Wellington, and in there, there is a lovely write up on this very family, 4 sons went to War... father was from Poland, mother from Wales married at the Synagogue in Wellington (The Terra
      Public - adele - Researcher - 20 August 2015

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