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Henry Fulford Humfrey

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  • Service number
    • 8253 AWMM
    • 6349 AWMM
  • Also known as
    sometimes reoported as 'H F Humphrey' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Newspaper Reports
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 7th NI 'D' & 9th Contingents Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 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 - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Henry Fulford AWMM
  • Surname
    Humfrey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    sometimes reoported as 'H F Humphrey' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Newspaper Reports
  • Service number
    • 8253 AWMM
    • 6349 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 6 November 1874 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    Nov. 6, 1874 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Limerick, Ireland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Colonel Benjamin Gael Humfrey Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Ormond, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer at Motu, then lived in Whangarei area Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    father - Benjamin Gael Humfrey Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single
    1909 Married Jemima Wright from Motu Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Orange Free State, Transvaal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 7th NI 'D' & 9th Contingents Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • 8253 AWMM
    • 6349 AWMM
  • Military service
    1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Details for 7th contingent - sailing with eighth, transferred to 9th in SA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Queens medal with OFS clasp; 1902 SA War Medal with Transvaal Clasp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    shepherd in Ormond, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    27 yrs 3 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • South Africa 1 February 1902 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      Surrey Ministry for Culture and Heritage Vessel was Surrey AWMM Private Ministry for Culture and Heritage 8th Contingent, NZ Mounted Rifles Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 1 Feb 1902 on the troopship 'Surrey'.
      Details for 7th contingent - sailing with eighth Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/soldier/henry-fulford-humfrey

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 - 1 August 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • MARRIAGE.
    HUMFREY— WRIGHT-At St. Andrew's Church, on Decentber 15th, Henry Fulford, eldest son of Colonel B. G. Humfrey, South Africa, to Mime, sixth daughter of Peter Wright, of Kaipono, Motu. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXVI, Issue 12623, 15 December 1909, Page 4

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 May 1957 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 83 AWMM
  • Date of death
    22 May 1957 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    83 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    • Whangarei, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Military Record
    • Opotiki, BOP, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Opotiki Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Opotiki Cemetery, Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Grave #/Sec: 12 N Lawn Sec 1 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery records
  • Obituary
    Henry F Humfrey's wife Mima (Jemima) died in Opotiki also on the 15 June 1946 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery records
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial, refer attached document 'Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 August 2015 - research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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01 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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