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Kenneth Shorland Abernethy

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Shorland AWMM
  • Surname
    Abernethy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Kenneth Shoreland Abernethy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14182 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 June 1895 Military personnel file WilloughbyCanterbury Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Reverend Christopher Abernethy (father), Grey Street, Woodville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 June 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14182 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Kenneth Abernethy was the son of the Reverend Christopher and Georgina Elizabeth Abernethy, of Woodville and later of 363 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch.

    Three sons served in WW1, two were killed - Thomas Mitchell Abernethy (55293) and Kenneth Shorland Abernethy (14182) . The third brother, 2nd Lieutenant Rex Clifford Abernethy (14185) also with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade survived.

    Name spelled as Kenneth Shoreland Abernethy on the Nominal Roll AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    16 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Berks Cemetery Extension, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM III. A. 23. AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 28 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 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM
    • Dominique G.J.M. Cooreman: 'La Basse-Ville 1917: New Zealand Voices from Flanders Fields', 2016 Public - Dominique G.J.M. - Researcher - 15 January 2018 - Dominique G.J.M. Cooreman: 'La Basse-Ville 1917: New Zealand Voices from Flanders Fields', 2016
      Book ISBN 978-0-473-35267-3
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