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Henry O'Brien Deck



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry O'Brien AWMM
  • Surname
    Deck AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 3739 AWMM
    • 3/2005 AWMM
    • 2/1869 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1860 AWMM MotuekaTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Deck (mother), Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 March 1902 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He moved to Wellington during WW1 to be the Officer-in-Charge of the Victoria Ward which had been taken over by the military for injured and ill servicemen. He was initially a Major and was promoted to Colonel in 1917. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    21 December 1925 AWMM
    Age 65 AWMM
    MotuekaTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 December 1925 Public - Mike - Researcher - 14 June 2019 -
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Motueka Cemetery, Motueka, New Zealand AWMM Old Block, Row 3, Plot 72 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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14 June 2019MikeWellington NZResearcher
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