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Gideon Anderson Smith

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gideon Anderson AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15250 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 June 1884 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra RoxburghOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 R.M. Smith (father), Coal Creek Flat, Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Battle of Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15250 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Miner/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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      160 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 26 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 3 October 1916, and attached on strength, NZ Reserve Group, Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 20 October 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, in the field, 9 November 1916, and posted to 14th Company.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 28 January 1917 (influenza); transferred to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance (Divisional Rest Station), 1 February 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 12 February 1917.
    Killed in action, 24 March 1917. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 March 1917 AWMM
    MessinesBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II. C. 12. 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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Contributors

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