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Victor Walter Leslie Hewson

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  • Service number
    54364 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
    Victor Walter Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Hewson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    54364 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 Clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S.W. Hewson (father), 7 Richmond Street, Petone. Wellington, 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
    54364 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 16 Jul 1917-16 September 1917 AWMM to Liverpool, Merseyside, England AWMM HMNZT 88 AWMM
    Vessel was Athenic AWMM
    Corporal AWMM
    27th Reinforcements, G Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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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 Lance Corporal AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Victor Hewson was the son of Sidney William and Leah Hewson, of 7 Richmond St., Petone, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    7 April 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    XXXIII. E. 26. AWMM
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  • My great uncle remembered today at the 100th ANZAC ceremony at Petone railway station. I also rode on the Passchendaele AB608 express train. Another young family member lost in his prime we will remember him.
    Public - Phil - Other relative - 25 April 2016

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25 April 2016PhilWellington New ZealandOther relative