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Oliver Blowes

  • Service number
    8667 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Oliver Freeman BLOWES Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
  • 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 - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Oliver AWMM
  • Surname
    Blowes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Oliver Freeman BLOWES Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Research
  • Service number
    8667 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    • 1882 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - BMD NZ Records
    • 14 June 1882 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 August 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    • NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - BMD NZ Records
    • Ormond, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 August 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of William Freeman & Louisa Blowes of Makaraka East, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Address before enlistment
    c/- Caesar, Kaitangata Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Bushman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    father - William Blowes of Makaraka East, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single
    married 1904 Mignonette Maria Parsons Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    8667 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 10th NZ Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1902 SA War Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bushman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    22 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    1950 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Research
  • Age at death
    67 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Research
  • Place of death
    Northland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Research
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA War Memorial - refer attached document Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 July 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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18 August 2015Lorraine M Gisborne, NZResearcher
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