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John Pearce Ede

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel White, A.E. - White, R. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Pearce AWMM
  • Surname
    Ede AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Robert White AWMM
  • Service number
    23/2308 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1880 AWMM AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ann Ede (mother), Irvine Street, Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23/2308 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1 December 1915 AWMM Labourer AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Missing believed AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Ede was the son of John Ede and Ann (Annie) Ede, of Irvine St., Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand.

    At attestation he falsified details including next of kin as Miss Mary McKenzie (friend), Kopurango, Masterton.

    Enquiry finding - missing believed died of wounds

    Served as White; declaration for correct name dated 31 August 1920. Listed at Archives New Zealand as WHITE, Robert - [a.k.a. EDE, John Pearce] - WW1 23/2308 - Army, and by CWGC as John Pearce Ede. Listed on the AWMM as White. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Mesen, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM IV. B. 18. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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