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Ernest Albert Guilford

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  • Service number
    4167 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 7th Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 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/Trooper Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Ernest Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Guilford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4167 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Wesleyan Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 23 July 1877 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 23 July 1877 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    23 July 1877 Public - Winsome - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Birth Certificate
  • Place of birth
    Geraldine, South Canterbury Public - Winsome - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Birth Certificate
  • Birth notes
    Parents James Guilford and Catherine (Kate) nee Lynch Public - Winsome - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Birth Certificate
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Lived in Wanganui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    sister - Catherine Guilford of Aramoho, Wanganui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 7th Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    4167 AWMM
  • Military service
    1901-1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Queen's Medal 1901 SA War medal & Clasps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer living in Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    23 yr 7 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 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 - 16 July 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Father was named James Guilford. AWMM
    • Ernest Albert Guilford was born 23 July 1877 in Geraldine, NZ. He is the son of James Guilford & Catherine Lynch. He married Dec 21 1907 his cousin Gertrude Mary Guilford in Marton. They had 12 children. Earnest A Guilford died 24 Dec 1966 in Wellington & is buried in the Aramoho Cemetery, Wangnui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 November 1966 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 90 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 December 1966 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military record
  • Age at death
    89 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military record
  • Place of death
    Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Military record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Aramoho Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial - refer to document attached " Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 July 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
16 July 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
24 January 2015WinsomeTe Puna TaurangaOther Relative

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