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Richard Angel

  • Service number
    16/434 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Richard Athelstan ANGEL Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent & Pioneer Btn; Post War: NZ Territorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Angel AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Richard Athelstan ANGEL Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/434 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    16 June 1888 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Whangarei, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of William Henry & Mary Angel Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Thames, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • William Henry Angel, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • William Henry Angel (father), Bayswater, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 22 November 1917 AWMM Unknown Marital Status AWMM
    • 1920 married Margaret Elsa Price Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian -Gallipoli, Egyptian & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent & Pioneer Btn; Post War: NZ Territorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/434 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919; 1919-1920 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal
    Military Medal (MM) Oct 1916 awarded for Bravery in the field at Gallipoli Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    26yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record

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
    June 1916 admitted to No 7 Gen Hospital, invalided home April 1917; returned to duty May 1917 at NN Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lieutenant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Richard Angel is a brother to Edward Angel # 16/583 and William Angel # 16/550 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Research
    • HOME FROM THE WAR - WOUNDED MEN RETURN. MANY OF MAIN BODY. VETERANS OF GALLIPOLI.
      A DRAFT of invalided soldiers returned yesterday from service abroad. The draft, which consisted of 10 officers find 113 men.
      Three of the men— Sergeant-Major Ross, of Pahiatua, Sergeant L. B. Nicholas, of Woodville, and Sergeant R. Angel, of Whangarei—hold the Military Medal for gallant service.
      Sergeant Angel, who belongs to the Pioneer Battalion, performed gallant service in Gallipoli, for which he was awarded the Military Medal, and has since been fighting in France.
      These three soldiers, also Quartermaster-Sergeant J. Finlayson, of Okoroire and Sergeant H. J. Bailies, of Southland, are returning for their commissions. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - New Zealand Herald, Volume LIV, Issue 16511, 11 April 1917, Page 8
    • DEEDS OF GALLANTRY - Pioneer Battalion Sergt. R. Angel, Private H. Rawhiti, Sergt, W R Bennett, Sergt. Rotoatara, Corporal R H Flutey, Corporal T. P. Sidney, Corporal R. Otehe. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 14169, 11 December 1916, Page 5
    • Refer to item on: [PDF]March 2009 - The New Zealand Tunnelling Company - refers to Richard Angel having left his name inside one of the tunnels Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - www.nzetc.co.nz/PDF/despatches_1_Mar09.pdf
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    16 June 1930 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Thames-Coromandel District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    43yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Thames-Coromandel District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Thames, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Thames-Coromandel District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Shortland Cemetery, Thames Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Thames-Coromandel District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Plot: PUBL-PLOT-4374 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 March 2016 - Thames-Coromandel District Council's Cemetery Records
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