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George Herbert Meder

1/4 portrait of Private George Herbert Meder; killed in action 10 August 1917, Ypres, Belgium, buried Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-M784. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Private George Herbert Meder; killed in action 10 August 1917, Ypres, Belgium, burie …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Meder AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1449 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM White Street, Wanganui East, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Adam Meder (mother), 62 Disraeli Street, Kew, Melbourne, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1449 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Killed by a sniper Public - Gregory - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Dorothy Meder, his niece.

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • George Meder was the son of Adam and Janet Meder, of Owaka, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Born 3 November 1887, Catlins River Public - Gregory - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Family papers

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM V. J. 14. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 April 2015GregoryGlen Rock NJ, USAOther Relative

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