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Godfrey Egerton Groome

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Godfrey Egerton AWMM
  • Surname
    Groome AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24362 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 May 1876 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Charity Groome (sister), Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24362 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 Farmer AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of disease AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Godfrey Groome was the son of Michael Edward and Mary Groome, of Te Onepu, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

    Rank last held was listed as Temporary Corporal

    War service: England.
    Posted to NCOs, 17th Reinforcement, as Corporal; promoted Sergeant, 16 June 1916.
    Embarked Wellington, 25 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 November 1916, marched in Sling Camp, reverted to Temporary Corporal and posted to 5th Reserve Bn, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 30 November 1916 (influenza).
    Died, No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 7 December 1916 (pneumonia).
    Medal: British War Medal

    Parents: Michael Edward and Mary Groome, Te Onepu, Hawke's Bay AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 December 1916 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
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  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Whitchurch Cemetery, Shropshire, England AWMM 2214 AWMM
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