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Samuel Herman Bolstad

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel Herman AWMM
  • Surname
    Bolstad AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 17877 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Charles Herman Bolstad (father), 213 Main Street East, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17877 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 Unknown AWMM Carpenter/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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Samuel Bolstad was the son of Charles and Annie Bolstad, of Tepapakuku, Dannevirke, New Zealand.

    According to the book 'With the Machine Gunners in France and Palestine : Being the Official History of the Machine Gun Corps' by Major J.H. Luxford, Bolstad was buried 20 yards from Waterloo Farm, Passchendaele. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bedford House Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium AWMM Enclosure No.4 XI. B. 31. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • In loving memory of my great uncle (my mother's uncle). I am planning to visit his grave site in 2017.
    Public - Shona Mary - Other Relative - 31 July 2015
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
31 July 2015Shona MaryHastings, New ZealandOther Relative
27 April 2015ScottLower Hutt, WellingtonOther Relative

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