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Uma Athol Green

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  • Service number
    11/1253 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Athol Peni Umuariki GREEN Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - BMD NZ Records - Registered Birth Name
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 9th Squad Wellington Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
    WW1 Trooper AWMM
    Wellington Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) erected at the site of the original burials to remember those who died 14 November 1917 from Powles, C.G. (1922). p. 264 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
    • Trooper Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Uma Athol AWMM
  • Surname
    Green AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Athol Peni Umuariki GREEN Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - BMD NZ Records - Registered Birth Name
  • Service number
    11/1253 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    • 26 February 1894 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record
    • Actual year of birth = 1896 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of William James GREEN and Rebecca Agnes nee' GRAY Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • Shepherd at Kanakanae, Te Karaka Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Russell Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William James Green (father), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 Jun 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 9th Squad Wellington Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    11/1253 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll # 50499 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
      Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • 15 Feb 1915 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    • 20yrs 10mths (actually 19yrs) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Military record

Embarkations

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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Trooper AWMM
    Wellington Mounted Rifles AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of William James and Rebecca Agnes Green, of Gisborne AWMM
    • ROLL OF HONOR.

      Trooper Uma Athol Green only son of Mr W J Green whose death from wounds sustained in Palestine was reported yesterday, enlisted before he had reached his 18th birthday, and left NZ with the 5th Mounted Infantry Reinforcements. He served practically through the whole of the Gallipoli campaign, being invalided only a few days before the evacuation in consequence of frostbite sustained during the bitter November snowstorm. He participated later in actions in the Sinai Peninsula and along the Canal, .and in the battles that marked the British advance into Palestine .Trooper Green was a keen athlete and represented the High School in various events. After leaving school received a business training with Messrs Williams & Kettle and subsequently took up sheep-farming in the Kanakanaia district. He was an exceedly popular lad and the news of his death has been received with many expressions of regret. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 September 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIV, Issue 14463, 24 November 1917, Page 3
    • Nov 1917 - ROLL OF HONOR.
      Mr. W. J. Green, of Messrs. Petti and Co., was advised this afternoon that his son, Trooper Uma Athol Green, died of wounds on November 14th. Trooper Green left New Zealand with one of the early reinforcements, enlisting before he became 20 years of age, and has seen service m Egypt, and Palestine with the mounted troops. He no doubt met his death in the recent advance. Before enlisting he was engaged in station life m the Kanakanae district. He was a lad of sterling quality, much beloved by all who knew him. Much sympathy will be extended to his parents in their sad loss. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIV, Issue 14462, 23 November 1917, Page 4
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    14 November 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Palestine, Middle East, Asia AWMM
  • Death notes
    Palestine AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel AWMM
  • Grave reference
    B. 57. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Ayun Kara Memorial (destroyed), Palestine AWMM
    • Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 January 2016 - Research
    • St Mary's Tikitiki Church War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 February 2016 - Research
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  • Obituary

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