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Richard Myers

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Headstone of Corporal Richard Myers (23/1127). Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEEB7242). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Corporal Richard Myers (23/1127). Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Myers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dick Myers AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/1127 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 July 1884 AWMM EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Young's Point, Otamatea, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Thomas Myers (brother), Young's Point, Otamatea, via Te Hana, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/1127 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    London Gazette, 9 December 1916, p12058, WA 22/5/17: AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AucklandNew 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr and Mrs J Myers of Lancashire, England; brother of Thomas Myers of Youngs Point, Otamatea, Auckland AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM VI B 10 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • 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

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23 July 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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