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Richard Henry Trotter

  • Service number
    • 528 AWMM
    • 528 = 3rd Regiment; 1309 = 7th Regiment Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Research records
    • 528 = 2nd Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    NZ Mounted Rifles - 2nd Contingent No. 3 & 4 Coy; 7th Contingent 26 Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 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, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay w …

Identity

  • Title
    Trooper & Lieutenant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Research records
  • Forenames
    Richard Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Trotter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 528 AWMM
    • 528 = 3rd Regiment; 1309 = 7th Regiment Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Research records
    • 528 = 2nd Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    Abt. 1860 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - BMD NZ
  • Place of birth
    West Derby, Lancashire Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 2nd Contingent: Waerenga-o-hika & Makauri area of Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Manager for Edward Murphy in Wanganui area Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    sister - Mrs Annie Wyles of Stockport England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military record
  • Relationship status
    single
    1905 - married Selena Avenell Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Cape Colony & Orange Free State Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    NZ Mounted Rifles - 2nd Contingent No. 3 & 4 Coy; 7th Contingent 26 Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • 528 AWMM
    • 528 = 3rd Regiment; 1309 = 7th Regiment Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Research records
    • 528 = 2nd Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Military service
    1900-1901 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Private in the 2nd Cngt, Lieutenant in the 7th Cngt, resigned 1 October 1901 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Queen's Medal with clasps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    East Coast Hussars 2 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Military Records
  • Age on enlistment
    2nd Cngt: 36 yrs 1 mth; 7th Cngt: 38 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 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
    1900 - suffered from Typhoid, invalided home; June 1901 wounded in shoulder at Witkepfontein Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lieutenant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Military record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    1936 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    76 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial - refer document attached, Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 August 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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14 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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