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David Ernest

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  • Service number
    52398 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David AWMM
  • Surname
    Ernest AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    52398 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Whakatane, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Taneatua, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Annie Ernest (mother), Campbell Road, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    52398 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 13 Jun 1917-19 October 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 87 AWMM
    Vessel was RMS Tahiti AWMM
    Private AWMM
    27th Reinforcements, E Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas and Anne Ernest, of 48 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland.

    Brother of Thomas Ernest (21235), who died of wounds on 8 June 1917, in France. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    27 AWMM
  • Date of death
    3 April 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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