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Ernest Ormrod

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 554 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 554 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Ormrod AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2094 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 August 1890 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 22 Larkworthy Street, St Kilda, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E. Ormrod (father), 22 Larkworthy Street, St Kilda, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2094 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 OtagoNew Zealand 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Ernest Ormrod was the son of Edwin and Emily Ormrod, of 35 Broughton St., South Dunedin, New Zealand. Native of Pendlebury, Lancs., England. Also served at Gallipoli. AWMM
    • Ernest Ormrod was the son of Edwin and Emily (née Greenhalgh). Edwin immigrated to New Zealand in 1913. Edwin's travelling companion was my maternal grandfather, John Unsworth. My grandfather's mother maiden name was Ormrod, so Edwin was John's uncle, John left the ship (ss Ballarat) at Adelaide while Edwin continued onto New Zealand. John had a job with the South Australian Railways. Once Edwin was settled he contacted Emily so that she bring the family (3 sons) to New Zealand. The family left England on 13/11/1913 and arrived in New Zealand in early 1914. The boys were Ernest b 1896, William b 1900 and Harry b 1902. The family settled in Dunedin. Ernest was employed as a bricklayer before he enlisted. His date of enlistment as 13/2/1915 and he embarked for Suez, Egypt on 13/6/1915, therefore his stay in New Zealand would have been only 18 months. Ernest was born at Pendlebury, Lancashire. Public - Phillip - Direct descendant - 26 May 2016 - Family history and research
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About death

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  • Death
    16 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 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



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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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26 May 2016PhillipAdelaide, AuastraliaDirect descendant

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