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George Landon Lane

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Mizpah George Landon-Lane

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Landon AWMM
  • Surname
    Lane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mizpah George Landon Lane AWMM
  • Service number
    New Zealand Wars 1453 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1819 Public - Thomas - Direct descendant - 15 July 2018 - Ancestry
  • Place of birth
    Yarpole,Herefordshire England Public - Thomas - Direct descendant - 15 July 2018 - History
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Nelson Public - Thomas - Direct descendant - 15 July 2018 - Family Papers
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer And Hotel Owner Public - Thomas - Direct descendant - 15 July 2018 - Family papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S.J Lane Public - Thomas - Direct descendant - 15 July 2018 - family papers
  • Relationship status
    Married Public - Thomas - Direct descendant - 15 July 2018 - family papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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  • Enlistment
    New Zealand Wars 16 January 1864 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Source: Jeni Palmer, Nominal and Descriptive Rolls of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Waikato Regiments 1863-1867, p.173. ISBN: 978-0-473-12920-0. AWMM
    • George Lane was born in Yarpole, Herefordshire in 1819 to Thomas and Ann Lane.

      George is said to of had brothers who fought alongside him in the Crimean War. He was a pay master Sargent in the Herefordshire Militia during this time and possibly left the force on the 27th of August, 1855.

      On the 22nd of September, 1857 he married Susan Jones in Wellington, England and boarded the Cresswell for Nelson. He had a family of five sons and four daughters.

      Little is known about his New Zealand War service. In his obituary it stares he was a drill instructor.

      George died on the 2nd of August, 1915 aged 96 years. He’s buried in Omaka Cemetery Public - Thomas - Direct descendant - 11 March 2020 - Family
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    2nd August, 1915 Public - Thomas Leslie - Direct descendant - 11 December 2018 - Family Tree
  • Age at death
    95 Public - Thomas Leslie - Direct descendant - 11 December 2018 - Obituary
  • Place of death
    Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand Public - Thomas Leslie - Direct descendant - 11 December 2018 - Family
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Omaka Cemetery Public - Thomas Leslie - Direct descendant - 11 December 2018 - Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Marlborough District Council Public - Thomas Leslie - Direct descendant - 11 December 2018 - Cemetery Records
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11 March 2020ThomasMarlborough New Zealand Direct descendant
11 December 2018Thomas Leslie Onamalutu, Marlborough Direct descendant

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