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Percy Walter Teesdale

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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, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay w …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Percy Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Teesdale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4213 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1877 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1877 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Railway Employee in Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    father - Frank Teesdale of Warwick House, Moray Place, Dunedin Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    • single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 1931 married Rebecca Jane Best Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - BMD NZ Records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    4213 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 7th Continguent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record
    • South Africa 1901-1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1901 - Mentioned In Dispatches
    King's & Queen's S A Boer War Medals & clasps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 June 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Bruce Volunteers, Dunedin Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Surveyor's Assistant (unemployed) in Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Research
  • Age on enlistment
    23 yrs 7 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records

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
    Private; Trooper Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Father was named Frank Teesdale. AWMM
    • The death of Frank Teesdale (father of Percy W Teesdale)
      The death of Mr .Frank Teesdale, late of the Telegraph Department, is reported at Dunedin, on Sunday, at the age of 61 years. The late Mr Teesdale was postmaster at Milton for a number of years, and left here in 1896 to take up work in the Dunedin Telegraph Office, where he remained until about seven years ago, when he retired on a pension Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Bruce Herald, Volume XLVIII, Issue 2, 8 January 1912, Page 2
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 June 1936 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 58 AWMM
  • Date of death
    16 June 1936 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Waikumete Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    59 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Waikumete Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Waikumete Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Waikumete Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    SOLDIERS BURIAL E Row 3, Plot 12 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Waikumete 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 - 5 August 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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05 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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