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George Porter

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 33 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Porter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25586 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 January 1884 AWMM LauncestonTasmania AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 29 May 1916 AWMM Ohakune, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Julia Davis (friend), Ohakune, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 September 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25586 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 29 May 1916 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Driver/Military AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 11 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      164 pounds AWMM
    • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
      Arrow thorugh a heart on left upper arm AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Porter was the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Porter, of Campbell Town, Tasmania, Australia.

    Marched into Etaples 9 January 1917 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 33 AWMM
    • New Zealand at the Front AWMM
      New Zealand at the Front 1917 issue, page141. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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