Percy Lorenzo Adamson Born 13 March 1873 - Died 23 April 1957 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number8629 AWMM16253 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPre WW1 Private AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent, North Island Regiment AWMMWW1 Trooper AWMMImperial Camel Corps, 16 (New Zealand) No 2 Company AWMM WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMMWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 3 - No known copyright r … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesPercy Lorenzo AWMM SurnameAdamson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number8629 AWMM16253 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of England, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth13 March 1873 AWMM Place of birthNorfolk, England AWMM Birth notesNorfolk, England AWMM Occupation before enlistmentSouth Africa Farmer AWMMWW1 Farmer AWMM Post war occupationGeneral labourer AWMM Address before enlistmentPre 10 Apr 1902 9 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMMPre 05 Apr 1916 Cameron Road, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationJohn William Adamson, 9 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMMMrs E. Adamson (wife), Cameron Road, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 Apr 1902 Single AWMMPre 10 Aug 1916 Married AWMMMarried, 5 children AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMMWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM CampaignsSinai & Palestine AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number8629 AWMM16253 AWMM Military serviceOpunake Mounted Rifles, Hawera (2 weeks) AWMM21 Sep 1916 Imperial Camel Corps, 16th Company (No. 2 New Zealand Company) AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsQueen's South Africa Medal (South Africa 1902 clasp) AWMMBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMMVictory Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentSouth Africa 10 April 1902 AWMMWW1 5 April 1916 AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsSouth Africa Vessel was Drayton Grange AWMMPrivate AWMM; New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent, North Island Regiment, A Squadron AWMM; New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMWW1 10 Aug 1916-20 September 1916 AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM Moeraki 10 August 1916 AWMMVessel was Moeraki AWMMTrooper AWMM; 16th Reinforcements, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, Unknown Period AWMM5 foot 7.5 inches AWMMEye colour, Unknown Period AWMMBluish grey AWMMWeight, Unknown Period AWMM144 pounds AWMMTattoos, Unknown Period AWMMtattoo skull and crossbones right forearm AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMMMay 1917 seriously ill with scarlet fever AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPre WW1 1902 AWMMEnd of hostilities AWMMPrivate AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent, North Island Regiment AWMMWW1 23 March 1918 AWMMDischarged on account of illness contracted on service AWMMTrooper AWMMImperial Camel Corps, 16 (New Zealand) No 2 Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Husband of Elizabeth nee Hazelhurst, married 1908. Father of Elizabeth b1909, Stanley b1911, Hazel b1912, Percival b1915, Evelyn b1916Moeraki then transhipped to "Mooltan" at Sydney for Suez. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death84 AWMM Date of death23 April 1957 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Death notesAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery nameWaikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Grave referenceSoldiers burial L Row 11, Plot 100 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Percy Lorenzo Adamson by laying a poppy. Norman James Adamson P.R. Adamson Percy Lorenzo Adamson Peter Douglas Adamson Philip Humphrey Adamson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Percy Lorenzo Adamson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksAuckland Council. West (Waikumete) burial and cremation records searchhttp://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/westcemeterysearch.aspxSources UsedAuckland Council. West (Waikumete) burial and cremation records searchhttp://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/westcemeterysearch.aspxSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20524697Further ReferenceNew Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) Warhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introductionFurther ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C35927Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM38: 3 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.