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Samuel Richard Smith

Headstone, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery (photo G.F. Fortune, 2007) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Headstone, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery (photo G.F. Fortune, 2007) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/4145 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    16/01/1889 Public - Chris - Other relative - 10 November 2018 - NZ Military Records FL10074796
  • Place of birth
    Geraldine Public - Chris - Other relative - 10 November 2018 - NZ Military Records FL10074796
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Woodbury Road, Geraldine Public - Chris - Other relative - 10 November 2018 - NZ Military Records FL10074796
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S.T. Smith (father), Woodbury Road, Geraldine, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/4145 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 Apiarist/Civilian AWMM
    • Enlisted 16/11/15 at Geraldine Public - Chris - Other relative - 10 November 2018 - NZ Military Records FL10074795
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Apiarist Public - Chris - Other relative - 10 November 2018 - NZ Military Records FL10074795
  • Age on enlistment
    26 Public - Chris - Other relative - 10 November 2018 - NZ Military Records FL10074795

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 September 1916 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 November 2018ChrisLower Hutt, New ZealandOther relative
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