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Edward Gilbert Rountree

Newspaper Image from the Free Lance of 13th October 1913

Private Edward. G Rountree 10/2146

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Gilbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Rountree AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI E/51 AWMM
    • WWI 4/51A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1880 AWMM AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 22 September 1914 AWMM King Edwards Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 21 November 1919 AWMM Bristol Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • H. Rountree (brother), Southall, Middlesex, England AWMM
    • Mrs Julia Rountree (mother), King Edwards Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 12 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI E/51 AWMM
    • WWI 4/51A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6.5 inches AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      Upper denture AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      September 1915 enteritis AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to England, enteric AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Julia Rountree and Stephen Gilbert Rountree.

    Embarked for New Zealand aboard the Remuera 12 September 1919.

    Attested again in 1919 after his return to New Zealand. AWMM


About death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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