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Harry Riddick


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Riddick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Millifont AWMM
    • Millifront AWMM
    • Mellifont AWMM
    • Milifront AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 1283 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    South African 33 Molesworth Street, Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 11 March 1900 Ministry for Culture and Heritage Labourer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    concussion of the spine AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Original diary from 1st January 1899 - 32 December 1899, as well as three notebooks is held at the National Army Museum in Waiouru - 1987.1216.

    Transferred from NZ Militia to Reserve of Officers 20 September 1910. 3 years as a volunteer in Wellington Garrison Artillery. In First World War was an Artillery Instructor, was Commandant of Training Camp in UK, then Anti-aircraft command in Glasgow, Major and Acting Lt-Col. Served in France 1915-16.

    Army reservist - in 1940 he was keen for more military service but was turned down due to his age (63).

    Father was named James Riddick. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM Plot 223, RSA Section AWMM
    • Taruheru Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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