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Edward Gordon Stirling

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  • Service number
    61113 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Stirling AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    61113 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 Carpenter AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.G. Stirling (wife), care of F. Coleman, Alfred Street, Blenheim, 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
    61113 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 31 Dec 1917-25 February 1918 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Glasgow, Scotland AWMM HMNZT 99 AWMM
    Vessel was Athenic AWMM
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    33rd Reinforcements, Specialist 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 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edward Stirling was the son of B. J. Stirling, of Kaikoura; husband of Hilda Minnie Stirling, of Blenheim, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    26 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 October 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Le Cateau, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Le Cateau, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Honnechy British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. B. 41. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Borough of Blenheim Roll of Honour, Marlborough Museum. 26 Arthur Baker Pl, Redwoodtown, Blenheim 7201 AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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