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Ernest George Emms

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest George AWMM
  • Surname
    Emms AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2589 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Butcher/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    WaimeaNelson Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • His father was named William Emms. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 December 1900 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    22 December 1900 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 28 March 2020 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    20 years Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 28 March 2020 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    Bulawayo, South Africa. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 28 March 2020 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
    Pernicious Fever Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 28 March 2020 - Military Record
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bulawayo Cemetery S/A AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Bulawayo Cemetery, South Africa. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 28 March 2020 - Military Record
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Nelson South African War Memorial, Queen's Garden, Nelson AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
31 March 2021KevinSouth AfricaResearcher
28 March 2020JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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