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Richard Manuel

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Lance-Corporal R. Manuel, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 30 September 1915 p045. No known Copyright.

Lance-Corporal R. Manuel, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 30 …

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 August 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Te KaoParengarenga Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Manuel, of Te Kao, North Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/richard-manuel
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Kao, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Walter Manuel (father), Te Kao, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • father: Waata Manuera Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military record
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • Egyptian - Gallipoli Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/340 AWMM
  • Military service
    Nov 1914-Aug 1915 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll # 508771 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    2yrs Te Aute College Cadet Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Records
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
      AWMM
    • 13 Nov 1914 at Avondale, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Records
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    25 yrs 11mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - Military Records

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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      169 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Manuel, of Te Kao, North Auckland

    Parents: Mr & Mrs Walter Manuel, Te Kao, North Auckland AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    26yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - estimated from Birth/Death Dates
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/richard-manuel
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Te Kao War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 February 2016 - http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/te-kao-war-memorial
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 482 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 July 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
24 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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