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Berkeley Francis Shortt

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Berkeley Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Shortt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11124 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    6 aPRIL 1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Dublin Ireland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of James A & Emily E Shortt of 39 Adelaide Rd., Dublin Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Ruakituri, Tiniroto, Wairoa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.E. Shortt (mother), 6 Auburn Villas, Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Messines AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st Btn Auckland Regt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 11124 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    • 12 Jan 1916 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record

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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  • Berkeley Shortt was the son of Emily and Joseph A. Shortt of 39 Adelaide Road, Dublin, Ireland.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • 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
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 March 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
30 April 2021PaulWest Auckland, New ZealandResearcher
12 February 2017Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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