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Henry Ernest Metcalfe

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Portrait of H. E. Metcalfe. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, v.5, n.1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of H. E. Metcalfe. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, v.5, n.1. Image has no known co …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Metcalfe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1225 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 December 1879 AWMM Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Henry Hulbert Metcalfe (father), Palmerston Buildings, Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Arras AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1225 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 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lieutenant Metcalfe was the son of Henry Hulbert Metcalfe, M.I.C.E., and Jessie Metcalfe, of Auckland, New Zealand.

    Attended Auckland Grammar School. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 April 1917 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    FranceEurope 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. A. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1917. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 500 AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      1916, Second term. p.13. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      1916, Third term. pp.40-41. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: 1917. 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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