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George Wyse Smith

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 673 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 673 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Wyse AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/560 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 August 1892 Military Personnel File LinwoodChristchurch Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Amberley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Martha Smith (mother), Redcliffs, Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/560 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Died Between 06 August 1915 and 07 August 1915. Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

    'Killed just prior to Chunuk Bair on a reconnaissance mission and was shot in the stomach by machine gun fire. Managed to get back but died shortly afterwards. My father heard all this in the back of the car when Major (Later Colonel ) Herbert Hurst drove his father around Christchurch and they would talk about it - all three were on Gallipoli.' Family source.

    Son of Mrs. Martha Smith, of Redcliffs, Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    Aug 1917 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM II. B. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 673 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 November 2021Ian Banks Taumarunui New ZealandResearcher
27 April 2021RobertNew ZealandOther relative
18 February 2018LynetteAuckland New ZealandDirect descendant

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