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Percy Lorenzo Adamson

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  • Service number
    • 8629 AWMM
    • 16253 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    • Pre WW1 Private AWMM
      New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent, North Island Regiment AWMM
    • WW1 Trooper AWMM
      Imperial Camel Corps, 16 (New Zealand) No 2 Company AWMM
  • War
    • South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy Lorenzo AWMM
  • Surname
    Adamson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 8629 AWMM
    • 16253 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
    13 March 1873 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Norfolk, England AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Norfolk, England AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • South Africa Farmer AWMM
    • WW1 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    General labourer AWMM
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 10 Apr 1902 9 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 05 Apr 1916 Cameron Road, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • John William Adamson, 9 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs E. Adamson (wife), Cameron Road, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 Apr 1902 Single AWMM
    • Pre 10 Aug 1916 Married AWMM
      Married, 5 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Sinai & Palestine AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 8629 AWMM
    • 16253 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Opunake Mounted Rifles, Hawera (2 weeks) AWMM
    • 21 Sep 1916 Imperial Camel Corps, 16th Company (No. 2 New Zealand Company) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Queen's South Africa Medal (South Africa 1902 clasp) AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa 10 April 1902 AWMM
    • WW1 5 April 1916 AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      • South Africa Vessel was Drayton Grange AWMM
        Private AWMM
        New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent, North Island Regiment, A Squadron AWMM
        New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM
      • WW1 10 Aug 1916-20 September 1916 AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM Moeraki 10 August 1916 AWMM
        Vessel was Moeraki AWMM
        Trooper AWMM
        16th Reinforcements, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade 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 foot 7.5 inches AWMM
      • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
        Bluish grey AWMM
      • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
        144 pounds AWMM
      • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
        tattoo skull and crossbones right forearm AWMM
      • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
        May 1917 seriously ill with scarlet fever AWMM
      • Other, WWI AWMM
        Nature of Injury: Myalgia (general)
        Percent of disability: 50
        Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM
      • Other, WWI AWMM
        Nature of Injury: G.S.W. both buttocks
        Percent of disability: 50
        Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      • Pre WW1 1902 AWMM
        End of hostilities AWMM
        Private AWMM
        New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent, North Island Regiment AWMM
      • WW1 23 March 1918 AWMM
        Discharged on account of illness contracted on service AWMM
        Trooper AWMM
        Imperial Camel Corps, 16 (New Zealand) No 2 Company AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • Husband of Elizabeth nee Hazelhurst, married 1908. Father of Elizabeth b1909, Stanley b1911, Hazel b1912, Percival b1915, Evelyn b1916

      Moeraki then transhipped to "Mooltan" at Sydney for Suez.

      Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): King George V. Hospital, Rotorua

      Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Auckland Military Hospital (28 Hales - Owen Av., Edendale) AWMM
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    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
      84 AWMM
    • Date of death
      23 April 1957 AWMM
    • Cause of death
    • Place of death
      Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Death notes
      Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Cemetery name
      Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Grave reference
      Soldiers burial L Row 11, Plot 100 AWMM
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    • Memorial reference
    • Obituary

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