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Octavius Lawes Woodthorpe Bousfield

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Octavius Lawes Woodthorpe AWMM
  • Surname
    Bousfield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Militia AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    New Zealand Wars Surveyor AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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  • Brother of Bishop Bousfield of Pretoria. Served in the New Zealand Wars and took part in the campaigns against Pai Marire and Te Kooti in 1866. Thought to have designed Christ Church, Taita (1853-1854). Later editor of the Hawkes Bay Times newspaper and a member of the Hawkes Bay Provincial Council. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    19 May 1882 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Plot 86, MKB Block, Makaraka Cemetery, Makaraka, Gisborne AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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