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Henry Douglas Beatson

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  • Service number
    2667 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
    • Reserves sailing with the Fifth Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 August 2015 - http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/soldier/h-d-beatson
  • Last rank
  • War
South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay who served in the Sth African War 1899-1902". Image kindly provided by Paul Baker (December 2008). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay w …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Henry Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Beatson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2667 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 19 July 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1878 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1878 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Nelson, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Arthur Henry Jane Isabella Beatson Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record & BMD NZ records
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer, Gisborne then went back to South Africa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record & research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    father - Arthur Henry Beatson, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
    • Reserves sailing with the Fifth Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 August 2015 - http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/soldier/h-d-beatson
  • Service number
    2667 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 5th NZ Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 1900-1901 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • 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
    • South Africa Farmer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      GisborneNew Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 16 April 1900 on the troop ship "Waimate" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer in Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    22 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • South Africa 31 March 1900 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      Waimate Ministry for Culture and Heritage Vessel was Waimate AWMM Private Ministry for Culture and Heritage 5th New Zealand Mounted Rifles, Reserves Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 5th contingent left on the troopship, Waimate, 31 March 1900 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Research

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Not in New Zealand Cemetery Records

    Father was named Arthur Henry Beatson. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 April 1913 Public Source
  • Date of death
    5 April 1913 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXX, Issue 13084, 26 May 1913, Page 2
  • Age at death
    34 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXX, Issue 13084, 26 May 1913, Page 2
  • Place of death
    Transvaal, South Africa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXX, Issue 13084, 26 May 1913, Page 2
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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16 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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