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Walter Charles Harper

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  • Service number
    14808 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Harper AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14808 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Howie (mother), Ormond, Poverty Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    14808 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 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 26 June 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 56 or HMNZT 57 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMM
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    5th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade 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 Lance Corporal AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Walter Harper was the son of Helen Howie (formerly Harper), of Ormond, Gisborne, New Zealand; and the late James Harper. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    27 AWMM
  • Date of death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Grave reference
    XXVIII. C. 13. AWMM
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