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Raymond George Porter

  • Service number
    • 1031 AWMM
    • 3648 AWMM
    • 6th Cngt: # 3648; 7th Cngt: # 4698; RNZ Artillery: #1031 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 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, … Read more

Identity

  • Title
    Corporal/Sergaent/Gunner Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Raymond George AWMM
  • Surname
    Porter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 1031 AWMM
    • 3648 AWMM
    • 6th Cngt: # 3648; 7th Cngt: # 4698; RNZ Artillery: #1031 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    13 June 1880 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Lt-Col Thomas William Porter & Herewaka nee' Potae Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre SA Boer War - Shepherd
    Pre RNZA - Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Royal NZ Artillery in Devonport, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Pre SA War - Mrs H Porter, Heatherlea, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    pre SA Boer war = single
    1902 - married Alice Louisa Bowser Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal, Cape Colony & ORG Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • 1031 AWMM
    • 3648 AWMM
    • 6th Cngt: # 3648; 7th Cngt: # 4698; RNZ Artillery: #1031 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Military service
    • 6th & 7th Contingent then RNZArtillery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
    • SA War 1901-1902; RNZA: 1903-1931 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    King's SA War Medal & clasps
    NZ Long & Efficient Service Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Pre SA War - East Coast Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa Shepherd/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      GisborneNew Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 18 Jan 1901 - 6th Contingent
      April 1902 - 7th Contingent
      Aug 1902 - Permanent Artillery
      Oct 1903 - Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    SA War = 21 yr Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 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
    1901 - Enteric Fever Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    SA War - Sergeant
    RNZA - Gunner Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    10 January 1968 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Waikumete Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    87 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Waikumete Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Auckland, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Waikumete Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Waikumete Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Plot : Cremation Lawn Old Row K3, Plot 4 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 June 2015 - Waikumete Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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16 June 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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