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Bertram Snowden

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Rifleman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Bertram AWMM
  • Surname
    Snowden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bertram Snowden AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 38615 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 March 1882 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    17 March 1882 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Kaeo, Northland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Robert & Annie Snowden Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Kaeo Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Annie Snowden (mother), Kaeo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1903 married Rose Impey (died 1909)
    father of 2 children (Mrs Annie Snowden, grandmother, guardian of children) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Rifle Brigade Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 38615 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal
    Plaque & Scroll # 512290 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    • 26 Sept 1916 at Whangarei Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    34yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    “SNOWDEN. – On October 12, killed in action in France, Private Bertram, dearly-loved eldest son of Annie and Robert Snowden, Kaeo; aged 36 years. So loved, so mourned.” (Auckland Weekly News, 29 November 1917, p. 30) AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      55: 36 AWMM
    • Auckland Weekly News AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Weekly News, 29 November 1917, p. 30. 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
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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23 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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