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Walter Henry Shove



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Shove AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5/204a AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Apr 1884 Military Personnel file BDM, Births
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs J.A. Shove (mother), Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs E. Shove (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5/204a 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
    WW1 30 November 1914 Military Personnel file EnglandUnited Kingdom Military Personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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
    • May 1917 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Debility, dysentery AWMM
    • Jun 1915 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted ANZAC Cove AWMM
    • 27 June 1915 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted Mudros, diarrhoea AWMM
    • 8 September 1915 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted ANZAC AWMM
    • 15 October 1915 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Recommended for change, England, admitted AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Jessie Alice Shove and Thomas Henry Shove. Husband of Ethel nee Brooks, they married in England 16 May 1917.

    Attested at Bulford Camp, England.

    Listed as Reserves by New Zealand World War I service personnel and reserves index [electronic resource]. (2002).

    Discharged: No longer physically fit for war service on account of illness contracted on active service AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    11 March 1957 Military Personnel file
    Age 72 AWMM
    Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Waikumete Crematorium, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Scatterred ashes AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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