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John Alexander Hurrey

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    John Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Hurrey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alex John AWMM
  • Service number
    736 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1870 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - http://www.mytrees.com/cgi-bin/yaodoqry?HURREY+JOHN++1869+1871+++++++B++All+1+0+1+0+0+0
  • Place of birth
    Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - http://www.mytrees.com/cgi-bin/yaodoqry?HURREY+JOHN++1869+1871+++++++B++All+1+0+1+0+0+0
  • Birth notes
    son of John Robert & Elizabeth HURREY Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - http://www.mytrees.com/cgi-bin/yaodoqry?HURREY+JOHN++1869+1871+++++++B++All+1+0+1+0+0+0
  • Address before enlistment
    Whangara, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Robert Hurrey, Whangara, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1903 - married Winifred Monica Hazeldine Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal, Wittebergen & Cape Colony Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 3rd NZ Contingent Rough Riders 2nd Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    736 AWMM
  • Military service
    1900-1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    SA War: 14 Feb 1900 he was 29 yrs 2 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      9 stone 11 pounds AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Robert Hurrey and Elizabeth Hurrey

    Served 1 year 105 days abroad.

    Three sons, brothers served in the South African War Irving Stanley Irving (3498), Ernest Charles Hurrey (3499) and John Alexander Hurrey (736).

    Named Alex John Hurrey on the Taruheru cemetery record. medals Tra, Witt, CC, SA1901 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 January 1952 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Plot 69 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer Memorial - refer document attached " Gisborne Boys in the 2nd SA Boer War Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Research
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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17 July 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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