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George Alfred Charles Simpson

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  • Service number
    • 5517 AWMM
    • 2517 (incorrectly record by NZ Archives as 5517) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • N Z Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
From left, in front: Jack S. Ferris # 2472, George B. Carter # 2461, Frank Parker # 2508, James P. Thomson # 1389, Herbert J. Ferris # 1490, Major McCredie. 
Back row: George A C Simpson # 2517, Herbert Yardley # 2539, Patrick Brady # 2612, William J Brown # 2452, Michael Ryan # 2515, George F W Taylor # 2709, J D Cameron # 2670.

Gisborne's 5th Contingent; 13 Coy

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Identity

  • Title
    Lieutenant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Forenames
    George Alfred Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Simpson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 5517 AWMM
    • 2517 (incorrectly record by NZ Archives as 5517) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Males Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 30 October 1876 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1870 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1870 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Place of birth
    New South Wales, Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXVII, Issue 8771, 10 March 1900, Page 3
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Jane Fleming Simpson of Grafton, NSW, Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal, Orange Free State, Cape Colony & Rhodesia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • N Z Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • 5517 AWMM
    • 2517 (incorrectly record by NZ Archives as 5517) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Military service
    • 5th Contingent, 13 Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 1901-1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Poverty Bay Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Butcher in Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    29 yrs 6 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lieutenant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Records

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • His father was named Alfred Simpson. AWMM
    • 1909 - George Alfred Charles SIMPSON married Mary Campbell Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - BMD NZ

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 June 1918 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 42 AWMM
  • Date of death
    6 June 1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    47 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Opotiki Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
    Accident Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery Records
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Opotiki Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Opotiki Cemetery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Grave Sec: 335 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Opotiki Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial - refer document attached, 'Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War'. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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15 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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