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Harold Clarence De Ridder

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Gravestone of Harold Clarence De Ridder (s/n 2/489), Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France. Image kindly provided by Paul Hickford. Image may be subject to copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Clarence AWMM
  • Surname
    De Ridder AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2/489 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    7 February 1892 Public - Paul - Researcher - 9 June 2016 - Military Personnel File.
  • Place of birth
    Liverpool, England Public - Paul - Researcher - 9 June 2016 - www.ancestry.com.au
  • Birth notes
    Son of Robert Potts De Ridder and Jane Ann De Ridder (née TILLOCK). Public - Paul - Researcher - 9 June 2016 - www.ancestry.com.au
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of Bank of New Zealand, Petone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Deceased Public - Paul - Researcher - 9 June 2016 - Military Personnel File
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T. de Ridder (brother), Building Station, Crown Creek, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2/489 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Joined staff of Bank of New Zealand on 3 September 1907. BNZ Petone in 1914. Public - Paul - Researcher - 9 June 2016 - BNZ archives, Wellington
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Text of the Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand: 'In Memoriam: The names inscribed upon this tablet are those of officers of the Bank of New Zealand who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919 waged against the nations of central Europe - Germany, Austria, Turkey and Bulgaria - who sought by force of arms to obtain world-wide dominion. In honour of their patriotism and valour. In admiration of their sacrifice. And in grateful perpetuation of their glorious and ennobling memory this monument is reverently dedicated. Their Name Liveth for Evermore.'

    Bank of New Zealand Staff Member. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 November 1918 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Near Etaples Public - Paul - Researcher - 9 June 2016 - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Cause of death
    • Died of Disease AWMM
    • Influenza Public - Paul - Researcher - 9 June 2016 - Military Personnel File
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand (Officers of the BNZ who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919), BNZ Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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09 June 2016PaulWest AucklandResearcher