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Ernest Henry Price

  • Service number
    781 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Pre WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 3rd Contingent (Rough Riders) AWMM
  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Price AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    781 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    25 July 1871 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Tirley, Gloucestershire, England AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Tirley, Gloucester, England AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Pre WW1 Horse Breaker AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    • Horse dealer AWMM
    • Contractor AWMM
    • Storekeeper AWMM
    • Farmer AWMM
    • Hop Beer Licensee AWMM
    • Bullock Team Driver AWMM
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 12 Feb 1900 c/o N (?) Sym, Ngaire, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Sophia Price (mother), Tirley, Gloucester, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 Feb 1900 Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • South Africa AWMM
    • Johannesburg AWMM
    • Orange Free State AWMM
    • Cape Colony AWMM
      Natal Province, South Africa, Africa AWMM
    • Diamond Hill AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    781 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Queen's South Africa Medal (Orange Free State, Diamond Hill clasps) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Pre WW1 12 February 1900 AWMM
    Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    Pre WW1 29 AWMM


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  • Embarkation details
    Pre WW1 Vessel was Knight Templar AWMM
    Private 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Hospitalised in Pretoria Hospital with Enteric Fever, 5 June 1900.Also sent to Racecourse Hospital and Springfontein Hospital. AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart Attack AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Pre WW1 11 January 1901 AWMM
    Invalided on 25 October 1900 AWMM
    Private AWMM
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 3rd Contingent (Rough Riders) AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Family is trying to locate the grave site at Matiere.

    3rd New Zealand Mounted Rifles was also known as Rough Riders. AWMM


About death

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  • Age at death
    59 AWMM
  • Date of death
    20 October 1930 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
    Matiere, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Matiere, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Matiere Cemetery, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
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