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Bertram Boock

Gravestone, Karori Cemetery (photo Paul F. Baker) - No known copyright restrictions

Gravestone, Karori Cemetery (photo Paul F. Baker) - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bertram AWMM
  • Surname
    Boock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bert AWMM
    • Bertram Psock AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 3/2344 AWMM
    • WWI 3/2324 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

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
    • Mrs Lily Boock (mother), Aro Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Lily Boock (mother), Aro Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 August 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 3/2344 AWMM
    • WWI 3/2324 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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 Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of influenza AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Bertram Boock was the son of Israel and Lily Boock (nee Levi), of 83 Aro St., Wellington.

    Served on H.M.T. "Aparima," 1916-18.

    Listed with service number as 3/2324 in Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III

    Listed as Bertram Pscock on the Obelisk at Featherston Military Cemetery. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    10 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Jewish Portion. 131A. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Wellington Jewish Community Centre, 80 Webb Street, Wellington AWMM

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  • I have often seen Bertram name on the Obelisk down at Featherston Military Cemetery, but could never understand the surname, no wonder, how wrong it is! Have contacted Ministry of Culture and Heritage to restored the memorial and have his name correctly listed. it says on my photograph, Bertram PSOCK.. its lead lettering, so could be caused by age... but no, it is as I find today, BOOCK, no S in it... but everything else adds up about him.. its had me puzzled for years then decided to day to have another go to find out the correct name, and was given the Karori Cemetery photograph on line, then, seeing the HEBREW on it, had the answer, I have a copy of the book, A Standard for the People, Jewish in Wellington, and in there, there is a lovely write up on this very family, 4 sons went to War... father was from Poland, mother from Wales married at the Synagogue in Wellington (The Terra
    Public - adele - Researcher - 20 August 2015



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