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Richard Claude Mason

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  • Service number
    70143 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Dick Public - Sam - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - Family papers
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Richard Claude AWMM
    • Richard Ernest Claude Public - Sam - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - Family papers
  • Surname
    Mason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dick Public - Sam - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - Family papers
  • Service number
    70143 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 June 1890 AWMM HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D.E. Mason (wife), Claudelands, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    70143 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 23 June 1917 Public source Carrier/Civilian AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, WWI AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      156 lbs. AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Daisy Evelyn Mason
    Posted as a Gunner to New Zealand Field Artillery on 9 November 1917
    Embarked onboard ship Balmoral Castle at Wellington on 24 April 1918, disembarking at London on 21 June 1918
    Marched into camp on same day, then was admitted to No 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Walton on Thames with influenza on 27 June 1918, discharged to Aldershot, and sent back to camp on 5 July 1918.
    Left for France on 11 September 1918, marched into camp at Etaples on 13 September, then marched to 20th General Hospital at Camiens on 15 September 1918 for Scabies, being discharged on 18 September.
    Posted to 5th Battery, New Zealand Field Artillery while in the field on 2 October 1918
    Wounded with a gunshot to the right shoulder on 22 October 1918, admitted to Field Ambulance on same day, then admitted to 19 Casualty Clearing station on same day, then admitted to 49th Casualty Clearing station on same day, then next day on 23 October transferred to HT 19, going to 18 General Hospital at Cameirs on 24 October 1918.
    Appointed to Cook at a New Zealand Camp, returning to New Zealand from London onboard SS Matatua on 4 April 1919, arriving on 28 June 1919
    Discharged on 5 September 1919 due to end of war (Source:Public Source) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    22 November 1969 Public - Sam - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    79 Public - Sam - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - Family papers
  • Place of death
    Hamilton Public - Sam - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Newstead Park Cemetery, Hamilton Public - Sam - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - Family papers
  • Grave reference
    MAGN-17-47 Public - Sam - Other relative - 14 October 2016 - Family papers
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