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Henry Gordon Bland

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Bland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 1/366 AWMM
    • WWI 26/48 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1895 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    May 14, 1895 Public - Pamela Anne - Other Relative - 3 February 2015 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Brunnerton, Grey, New Zealand Public - Pamela Anne - Other Relative - 3 February 2015 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    Henry Gordon Bland was one of the sixteen children of Hester Bland (nee Russell) and Thomas Bland. Public - Pamela Anne - Other Relative - 3 February 2015 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Caprera Street, Melrose, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs I. Bland, Caprera Street, Melrose, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Thomas Bland (father), Defence Department, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 1/366 AWMM
    • WWI 26/48 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Hardware assistant/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry Bland was the son of Thomas and Hester Bland, of 14, Cornwall St., Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. Went to Samoa with the Advance Guard. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 61 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 22 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 April 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
14 April 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher
03 February 2015Pamela AnneRaumati Beach, New ZealandOther Relative

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