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George Edward Ogilvie

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Ogilvie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 33054 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 March 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Ogilvie (mother), Nelson Street, Karoro, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33054 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      146 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Ogilvie was the son of Jean Ogilvie, of Nelson St., Karoro, Greymouth, New Zealand, and the late William Thomas Ogilvie.

    Embarked Wellington, 15 November 1916 on board HMNZT 'Tahiti'; admitted to ship's hospital, 31 December 1916; disembarked devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and admitted to hospital, and relinquished appointment of Lance Corporal.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 28 May 1917.

    Transferred to NZ Cyclists' Corps, 3 May 1918.

    Detached to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 3 July 1918.

    Transferred to 1st Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 3 July 1918; joined Bn, in the field, 10 July 1918.
    Sum of 5/- deducted, 'being the cost of descriptive return issued in connection with his arrest by Metropolitan Police, 25 February 1918'.
    Joined B Company, 2nd Canterbury Regiment, 20 August 1918.
    Killed in action, 25 August 1918.

    Parents: Jean Ogilvie, Nelson Street, Karoro, Greymouth, and the late William Thomas Ogilvie AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    25 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM III. H. 19. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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