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George William Kilgour

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  • Service number
    12/388 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Killgour AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Ref: W0414, 1929.332, F016). Soldier's records were identified by Margaret Nash of the Panmure Branch of NZSG. This image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George William AWMM
  • Surname
    Kilgour AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Killgour AWMM
  • Service number
    12/388 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Australia AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Australia AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
    • WW1 Farmer AWMM
      Unknown military district AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown Komata, North Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown Unknown address AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • T. Kilgour (father), Komata North, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs S. Kilgour (mother), Komata North, Paeroa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM
    • Pre 08 Jan 1916 Unknown Marital Status AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/388 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      • WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 8 or HMNZT 12 AWMM
        Vessel was Star of India or Waimana AWMM
        Private AWMM
        Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
        Main Body AWMM
      • WW1 08 Jan 1916-8 February 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 37 AWMM
        Vessel was Maunganui AWMM
        Private AWMM
        9th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A 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

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      WW1 Private AWMM
      Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • George Killgour was the son of Thomas and Sarah Killgour of Komata, North Paeroa. He was a native of Thames.

      Recorded as George William Killgour on the CWGC website, recorded as George William Kilgour on the Nominal Rolls and on Archives New Zealand AWMM

    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
    • Date of death
      15 September 1916 AWMM
    • Cause of death
    • Place of death
      Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
    • Death notes
      Somme, France AWMM
    • Cemetery name
      Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers, Somme, France AWMM
    • Grave reference
      III.D.14 AWMM
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    • Obituary

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    • To Great Uncle George, Thank you for your service to New Zealand. We didn't get to meet you but will always remember you. Love Susan
      Public - Susan - Other Relative - 17 April 2015

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