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Albert Eric Ralston Bagnall

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  • Service number
    WWI 49066 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Gunner/Military AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait of A. E. R. Bagnall. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, v.6, n.2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Eric Ralston AWMM
  • Surname
    Bagnall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 49066 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    9 June 1896 Military personnel file
  • Place of birth
    New Zealand Military personnel file
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Civil servant/Civilian Military personnel file
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Oct 1917 Mason's Avenue, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs E. Bagnall (mother), 29 Mason's Avenue, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1918 Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    1917-1918 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 49066 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1 October 1917 Military personnel file
    Auckland, New Zealand Military personnel file
  • Age on enlistment
    WW1 20 AWMM

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
    Corporal/Military AWMM
    27th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 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
    • 10 Jul 1918 Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Gunshot wounds, thigh AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Gunner/Military AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Emma and Albert Edward Bagnall, of Herne Bay and later of 33 Sarsfield Street, Ponsonby, Auckland.

      Attended Auckland Grammar School.

      Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

      Archives New Zealand Auckland Regional Office - Archives reference - BBAE 1569/12686 - Gunner Albert Eric Ralston Bagnall (died 26 August 1918). Letter to family from France dated 21 August 1918 AWMM
    • Brother of Sergeant George Stevenson BAGNALL 13/271 who died 18 November 1918 aged 31 years Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 3 October 2015 - Own research
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 August 1918 Military personnel file
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France Military personnel file
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery name
    Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VI.B.18. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Turua Roll of Honour, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Family plot headstone, Waikaraka Cemetery, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 3 October 2015 - Personal visit
  • Memorial reference
    • Area 1 Block G Lot No 73A Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 3 October 2015 - Auckland City Council cemeteries database; http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/cemeteries/cemetery.html
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918. AWMM

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