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Eric Briggs Gabites

Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Briggs AWMM
  • Surname
    Gabites AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 622 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    TimaruCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Gabites, North Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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 622 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served for 3.6 years in the Timaru City Rifles and New Zealand Territorial Force; left the district. AWMM
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Military decorations

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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
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      116 lb AWMM
    • 28 Jun 1915 {Age 24} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli Campaign, 2 March 1915.
    Reported missing, Gaba Tepe, 28 June 1915.
    Court of Inquiry, held in the field, France, 5 June 1916, declared fate to be 'Killed in action, 28 June 1915'. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 June 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 24 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Shell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No 22), Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
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16 November 2021Ian Banks Taumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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