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Archibald Geoffrey Brockett

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Archibald Geoffrey AWMM
  • Surname
    Brockett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 1/286 AWMM
    • 10/3151 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 January 1892 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 9 August 1914 AWMM 9 Riddiford Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Brockett (mother), 9 Riddiford Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 1/286 AWMM
    • 10/3151 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 9 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Law student/Civilian AWMM
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  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Pneumonia AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs. M. Brockett, of 26, Hawkestone St., Wellington, New Zealand.

    Family note he enlisted twice

    Whilst his family note that his father had died in 1913, and that his mother was not trusted as his next of kin at embarkation, the Nominal Rolls record his next of kin as his mother. The family offer his brother Percy Brockett, Riddiford St and the next of kin

    Killed on Somme whilst trying to bring wounded men back from no man's land AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 July 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II. E. 14 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Family grave memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington. AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
      Transcriptions of letters (14 August 1914-24 September 1914, Samoa) and further details of death on A.G. Brockett file AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 79 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM