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Herbert John Drew Colebrook

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert John Drew AWMM
  • Surname
    Colebrook AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 7025 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Wesleyan AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 December 1880 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    South African Tiki Road, Coromandle AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    3 June 1904 AWMM Married AWMM
    Maddrell Louisa Chant AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 7025 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    South Africa

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
    • Height, South Africa AWMM
      5 feet 6 inches AWMM
    • Weight, South Africa AWMM
      10 stone 8 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 May 1954 AWMM
    Age 73 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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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