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Hugh Gordon Bonar

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Portrait, Private Hugh Gordon Bonar (6150) (8152) (6/589) from the Weekly News 1915. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phil Beattie & Matt Pomeroy. No Known Copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Bonar AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 6150 AWMM
    • 8152 AWMM
    • 6/589 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 August 1882 AWMM HokitikaWest Coast AWMM
  • Date of birth
    8 August 1882 Public - Peter - Researcher - 13 October 2017 - Military records
  • Place of birth
    Hokitika Public - Peter - Researcher - 13 October 2017 - Military records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Koiterangi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.E. Bonar, Koiterangi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    WW1 Unknown 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Youngest son of the Hon. J. A. Bonar and Elliot Margaret Bonar, of Hokitika, Greymouth. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 May 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 May 1915 Public - Peter - Researcher - 18 October 2017 - Casualty Form - Active Service - B.103
  • 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
    • Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM
    • Hokitika War Memorial; Nelson College Scriptorium Roll of Honour Public - Peter - Researcher - 13 October 2017 - NZ History WW1 Memorial images and on site

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 64 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
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
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