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Samuel George Boggs

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel George AWMM
  • Surname
    Boggs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 75222 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 January 1891 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 May 1918 AWMM 36 Brentwood Avenue, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Jane Boggs (mother), 36 Brentwood Avenue, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 75222 AWMM
  • Military service
    Coast Defence, Auckland AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 20 May 1918 AWMM Boilermaker/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      140 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      September 1918, pleurissy AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Margaret Jane Boggs

    Husband of Gladys Rose nee Sparks m 1918.

    Attested and examined for service June 1917. Attested again at Trentham May 1918 long after arriving in Camp on the 8 March 1918 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 April 1951 AWMM
    Age 60 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Otahuhu Public Cemetery, Atkinson Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Area E Lot No 9 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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