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Herbert Robert Cole

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Officers and staff of the New Zealand Section, the Queen's Hospital, Sidcup, 1918. William Henry James Poole far left; Herbert Robert Cole, back row 2nd from left. George William Thomson, back row, 4th from left. Sitting (from left): Captain J.M. Turner NZDC; Captain S.D. Rhind MC, NZMC; Sister McBeth; Major H.P. Pickerill NZMC; Sister Finlayson, Captain AMcP Marshall NZMC; Captain WS Seed NZDC. Isidor Meltzer seated cross legged. Published in Captain Rhind's memoir Plastic Facio-Maxillary Surgery). Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-2003-1-67. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Officers and staff of the New Zealand Section, the Queen's Hospital, Sidcup, 1918. William Henry Jam …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Cole AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 37199 AWMM
    • WWII 2/26/276 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
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Civilian life

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  • Birth
    22 September 1880 AWMM CowesIsle of Wight AWMM
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  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 1916 AWMM 414 Moray Place, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 1917 AWMM Royal Naval College, Greenwich AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs H. R. Cole (wife), 414 Moray Place, Dunedin AWMM
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Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 11 April 1917 AWMM Artist/Civilian AWMM
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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Not listed in Nominal Roll as he attested in London.

    Notes on Personal Record PRO Kew (UK) : Unlikely to become Efficient Admiral Jackson 2 April 1917 Commission Terminated

    7 April 1917 Commission not sent out put in Box

    Letters to H.R. Cole 37199 NZE Headquarters, Boscombe, Herts, MC Staff, General Hospital, Brockenhurst AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    29 July 1962 AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand World War I service personnel and reserves index [electronic resource]. (2002). Auckland, N.Z.: St Johns Branch New Zealand Society of Genealogists. AWMM
    • National Archives (UK), Kew AWMM
    • Attestation papers are held at Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton AWMM
    • McEwan, J. (1995). Auckland Rockies : a history of Auckland's Naval Reserves from 1858-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Pyramid Press. 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
    • Meikle, M. (2013). Reconstructing faces : The art and wartime surgery of Gillies, Pickerill, McIndoe and Mowlem. Dunedin : Otago University Press. AWMM

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