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George Alfred Vivian

Portrait of Sapper George Alfred Vivian, Auckland Weekly News, 2 September 1915. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19150902-40-40. Papers Past.

Portrait of Sapper George Alfred Vivian, Auckland Weekly News, 2 September 1915. Sir George Grey Spe …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Vivian AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 118 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    ThamesCoromandel District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 W E Vivian, Telegraph Laboratory, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 23 August 1914 AWMM Single/WWI 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 118 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 23 August 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 27 AWMM
    Mining contractor/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    30 May 1915 {Age 28.6} AWMMDied of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Gifford Vivian and Mary Vivian. Born at Thames, New Zealand.

    Embarked on HMAT A2 Geelong from Hobart on 29 Sep 1914, and sailed to Egypt. Contracted pneumonia in Gallipoli, and was sent to hospital in Egypt where he died of illness. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 May 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 28 AWMM
    AlexandriaLower Egypt Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Chatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 140), Egypt AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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