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Edgar De Latour



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar AWMM
  • Surname
    De Latour AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 82 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • OamaruOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 25 October 1882 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    25 October 1882 Public - Simon - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - Family publication. The Genealogy of the Family de Lautour, Richard Ledez, Harry Archibald de Lautour 1889.

    Archives NZ Boer War Record of Edgar, SA5912, Eighth Contingent For Service In South Africa, G Company, Attestation to serve hand written by Edgar records his age on the 13th of January 1902 as 19 years old.
  • Place of birth
    Oamaru Public - Simon - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - Family Records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 21 August 1914 AWMM Paringa, South Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Dr H. A. De Latour, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 82 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served in 8th New Zealand Mounted Rifles, South Africa (Boer War). AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      144 lb AWMM
    • 23 May 1915 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.
    Killed in action, Pope's Hill, 23 May 1915. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    23 May 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Shrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 30), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 May 2015SimonDunedinOther Relative

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