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Ernest William Blaza

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Photograph of Ernest Blaza provided by Fredda Martin. - No known copyright restrictions

Photograph of Ernest Blaza provided by Fredda Martin. - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest William AWMM
  • Surname
    Blaza AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/889 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 January 1888 AWMM LeicestershireEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 18 December 1914 AWMM c/o E.C. Beale, Waimauru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr George Blaza (father),Shackerston, Leicestershire, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/889 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 18 December 1914 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Farm manager/Civilian 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
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      168 pounds AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 feet 1 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Dardanelles 28 August 1915. AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Blaza was the son of George and Mary Jane Blaza, of Wharf Farm, Shackerstone, Nuneaton, England.

    He was wounded in action at Gallipoli and evacuated to England where he died of his wounds. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 August 1916 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Shackerstone (St Peter) Churchyard, Leicestershire, England AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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28 April 2019SusanAshtead, Surrey, EnglandOther relative
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