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Herbert Swainson Atkinson

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  • Service number
    • 1414 AWMM
    • 39718 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lieutenant AWMM
  • War
    • South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Swainson AWMM
  • Surname
    Atkinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 1414 AWMM
    • 39718 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
    • South Africa Clerk AWMM
    • WW1 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr A. Atkinson (father), St Stephens Avenue, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Margaret Atkinson (mother), Saint Stephen's Avenue, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
  • Service number
    • 1414 AWMM
    • 39718 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
    • South Africa Unknown AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      • South Africa Vessel was Gymeric AWMM
        Private AWMM
        4th Contingent, 8 Company AWMM
        New Zealand Contingent AWMM
      • WW1 26 Apr 1917-19 July 1917 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 83 AWMM
        Vessel was Tofua AWMM
        Headquarters, Ships' Adjutants AWMM
        New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      WW1 Unknown AWMM
      Lieutenant AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
      48 AWMM
    • Date of death
      3 February 1927 AWMM
    • Cause of death
    • Place of death
      Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Death notes
      Auckland New Zealand AWMM
    • Cemetery name
      Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Grave reference
      Block E Row 33 Plot 040 AWMM
    • Memorial name
      Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Memorial reference
    • Obituary

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