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Samuel Hanford

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Hanford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 86251 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 June 1887 AWMM GeraldineCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 12 Te Puni Street, Petone AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs L. Hanford (wife), 9 Te Puni Street, Petone AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 86251 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Samuel Hanford was the son of William Sessions and Mary Ann Hanford. He attended Scotsburn School at Peel forest for three years before the family moved to Petonewhere he was enrolled at Petone Central School. He married Lillian Kinsley on 29 April 1911 at Petone. Edna May hanford, born on 14 June 1904 at Wellington, was adopted. A son James, born in 1915, died at 2 days old. Samuel was employed at the Wellington Woollen Mills when he was called up in 1918. Biography provided by the Timaru Museum SCRoll project. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 January 1959 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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