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Harold Holm Biss

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 26), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 26), Page: 20 - No known copyright … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Holm AWMM
  • Surname
    Biss AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2780 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 K.H. Biss (mother), 91 Rugby Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2780 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 Clerk 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Library holds typescript (photocopy) of letter from Rev J.R. Young to Vera Bliss regarding the death of her brother Harold Biss from wounds on 19th October 1918. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme, France AWMM XIV D.30 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      26: 20 AWMM
    • Young, James R. Letter to [Vera Holm Turnbull], 1918. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-98/35. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
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