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A. E. Bloor

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Identity

  • Title
    RSM Public - Jonathan - Researcher - 28 March 2018 - Staffordshire Advertiser - Saturday 24 July 1920
  • Forenames
    • A. E. AWMM
    • Albert Edward Public - Jonathan - Researcher - 28 March 2018 - Staffordshire Advertiser - Saturday 24 July 1920:- "The "Fiji Times and Herald" of May 28 reports the death at Suva of Regimental Sergeant-Major Albert Edward Bloor, M.M. It appears that he was supervising the painting of the barracks, and in drawing his hand down the wall ran a needle into the palm of his hand. The needle broke, and in consulting a doctor he was advised to go to the hospital and have it removed. He was placed under an anesthetic, but his heart proved to be weak, and he passed away. The deceased was a son of Mr. C. J. Bloor, of the Black Horse, Stone, and was born at Stafford on Sept. 9, 1891. He went to Fiji about five years ago, and after being employed at the Government slip, took up motor work. On June 12, 1915, he enlisted with the Second Fiji Contingent, and on arrival in England was attached to the 6th Battalion K.R.R., was thrice wounded, and was awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous bravery during a raid. He later joined the Fiji Defence Force, and at the
  • Surname
    Bloor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI R/15224 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 October 1882 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI R/15224 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Formerly (R/15224 Sergeant) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    28 May 1920 AWMM
    FijiMelanesia AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suva Old cemetery, Suva, Fiji AWMM 6420 AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
    Persons Plebs and Plutes. NZ Truth , 3 July 1920, Page 1
    http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=NZTR19200703.2.4&srpos
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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