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George Victor Huia Wesney

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 80), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 80), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Victor Huia AWMM
  • Surname
    Wesney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 65481 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Wesney (father), care of Union Insurance Company, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 65481 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 Clerk 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • My father Vic was conscripted in 1917, trained as a signaller and left for war on the Tofua, calling at Albany Australia on the way. He kept a diary for the first part of the journey but seemed to have got bored with it and filled some of the book with entries on accounting and economics. He was training to be an accountant at the time. He arrived in England and was stationed at Sling the NZ army camp in Wiltshire. Soon after his arrival he contracted Influenza, which was rampant at the time,and was some time recovering. He told us a story about how, when he recovered, he and a couple of others went into Winchester to see the cathedral, and while in the grounds,they spotted a senior officer walking around so they quickly hid behind some grave stones. Perhaps they were there without leave. My father was saved from action on the Western Front because of his illness and the war ending sho
    Public - Eleanor Huia (Wesney) Burkin - Child - 25 April 2016
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25 April 2016Eleanor Huia (Wesney) BurkinTaurangaChild

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