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Kempster Wakefield Baigent

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  • Service number
    47840 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kempster Wakefield AWMM
  • Surname
    Baigent AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    47840 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Theosophist AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    Jul 1875 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Wakefield, Nelson, Tasman, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Insurance and commercial agent AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1917 Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Lilley Baigent (wife), Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 09 Jun 1917 Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    47840 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Volunteers 7 years AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1917 AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW1 41 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 09 Jun 1917-16 August 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 85 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra AWMM
    Private AWMM
    26th Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Regiment, D 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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died after discharge from the NZEF from pernicious anaemia AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 13 June 1918 AWMM
    No longer physically fit for war service AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alfred Baigent and Sarah Baigent.

    Husband of Lilley nee Fabian Baigent. Father of Sydney (born 1902); Hector (born 1904). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    45 AWMM
  • Date of death
    3 February 1921 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Sickness AWMM
  • Place of death
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Totara Memorial Park (Thames), 110 Te Arapipi Road, Totara, Thames-Coromandel District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    PUBL-023-0008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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