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George William Nias

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George William AWMM
  • Surname
    Nias AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 171 AWMM
    • 4718 AWMM
    • 8273 AWMM
    • 30631 AWMM
    • WWI 30631 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 February 1879 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Nias (mother), care of Mrs Vause, Tinakori Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Storeman/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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George Elmes Nias and Sarah his wife, of 46, Sussex St., Wellington. Native of Nelson.

    George Nias is commemorated the bell Bellevue given by his mother for the National War Memorial Carillon, Wellington.

    His father was named George Edward Nias. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 38 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
    • National War Memorial Carillon, 41 Buckle Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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25 October 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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