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Nelson Newport

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Portrait, from newspaper, provided by Peter Millward - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nelson AWMM
  • Surname
    Newport AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3114 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 May 1895 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tarakohe, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    N. Newport (brother), Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3114 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Military Training Camp, Wellington Public - jenifer - Other Relative - 30 June 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • Enlisted at Trentham, Wellington, 12 June 1915. Public - jenifer - Other Relative - 30 June 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer
    Last employer prior to embarkation: Tarakohe Cement Works, Takaka, Tasman District. Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 29 June 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Age on enlistment
    • 20.1 Public - jenifer - Other Relative - 30 June 2015 - Military Personnel File.
    • 20.1 years. Public - jenifer - Other Relative - 30 June 2015 - Military Personnel File.

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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    • Nelson Newport was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Newport, of Haven Rd., Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Brother of Alan Newport from Takaka, Tasman District - killed in action 1 October 1916. Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 29 June 2015 - Family papers
    • Nelson Newport was born at Nelson, NZ on 6 May 1895. Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 29 June 2015 - Military Personnel File
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium 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
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Nelson Cenotaph, Anzac Park, Nelson Public - Peter Hugh - Researcher - 30 October 2018 - on-site

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  • Sydney Nelson Newport was actually bor in 1900 and ws well below the age to volunteer. Below is a copy of his birth record from the offical entry in births, Deaths and marriages. (BIRTH) 1900/4792 Newport Sydney Nelson Ada George
    Public - Allan - Researcher - 3 December 2016

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
29 June 2015JeniferCarterton, New ZealandOther Relative
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