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Victor Emiel Adolph

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  • Service number
    WWI 13/225 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    Imperial Camel Corps AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Emiel AWMM
  • Surname
    Adolph AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/225 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Waihou, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Kaipara Flats, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 W.C.E. Adolph, Farmer, Kaipara Flats, 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
    • 1915 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1916-1918 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1916 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/225 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      MC. London Gazette, 3 June 1918, p6490: "For distinguished service in connection with military operations in Egypt." AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      London Gazette 03/06/1918 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 8 or HMNZT 12 AWMM
    Vessel was Star of India or Waimana AWMM
    Corporal/Military AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
    Main Body 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    Imperial Camel Corps AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of W.G.E. and S.J. Adolph, of Kaipara Flats, North Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    31 March 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Palestine, Middle East, Asia AWMM
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery name
    Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria AWMM
  • Grave reference
    C 116 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • rest in peace great uncle victor,I intend to come and find you and visit battle sites
    Public - roger frederick - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

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