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George James Biddick

Family grave memorial (detail) at Waikaraka Public Cemetery, Auckland (photo J. Halpin) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George James AWMM
  • Surname
    Biddick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Jones Biddick AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/3003 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
    Mrs Rebecca Mary Biddick (mother), Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/3003 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 Carter/Civilian 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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  • George Biddick was the son of George Durham (died 22 May 1929) and Rebecca Mary Biddick (died 6 May 1933), of 61, Ross Road, Ponsonby, Auckland.

    The family memorial at Waikaraka cemeteryis inscribed "Also their beloved son George James Biddick killed in action Battle of Somme 28 Sept 1916 aged 24 yrs.

    Listed as George Jones Biddick on the Embarkation Roll. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Family grave memorial, Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Even though you have been gone almost 100 years your family has never forgotten your sacrifice. Rest in Peace.
    Public - Rochelle - Other Relative - 5 March 2015

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05 March 2015RochelleWollongong, AustraliaOther Relative
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