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Noel Steadman

Unknown, photographer (ca. 1914). Black and white studio portrait of Noel Steadman in military uniform. Jocelyn Veale photographs. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira. PH-1998-89-3.

Unknown, photographer (ca. 1914). Black and white studio portrait of Noel Steadman in military unifo …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Noel AWMM
  • Surname
    Steadman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Noel Steadman AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 December 1890 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Oct 1914 AWMM Clifton, Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Herbert Steadman (father), Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Oct 1914 AWMM Electrical engineer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Herbert Steadman (Territorial Force, 15th (North Auckland) Regiment) and Edith Minnie Steadman of Whangarei

      Attended King's College 1906-07.

      The Roll of Honour of the Great War records that he died between 6 and 10 May. In Memorium card states his date of death as the 15th of May 1915 (held in Auckland War Memorial Museum Library, EPH-W1-22-1).

      Auckland War Memorial Museum Scars on the Heart WWI "The En Zeds " display case. Display item is a named photograph "From Auckland to the pryamids some of King's College old boys with the NZEF in Egypt", it was published in the Auckland Weekly News, 1 April 1915. AWMM
    • Attended Whangarei Boys' High School 1904-05 Public - Greg - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - School records
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About death

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  • Death
    15 May 1915 Military Personnel file
    Age 24 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
    7 May Public - Keith - Researcher - 4 March 2018 - News paper
  • Age at death
    25 Public - Keith - Researcher - 4 March 2018 - News paper
  • Place of death
    Daisy Patch - Cape Helles Public - Keith - Researcher - 4 March 2018 - News paper
  • Cause of death
    • Killed in Action AWMM
    • Shot through the heart - while leading his men. One of the first to fall. Public - Keith - Researcher - 4 March 2018 - News paper
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, Auckland Garrison Officers Club, St Mary's Church (part of Holy Trinity Cathedral ), corner St Stephens Avenue & Parnell Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I have Been researching about Noel Steadman and I believe that he was a great man, and his death was such a tragedy to us all.
    Public - Kurtis - Researcher - 4 March 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 October 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
04 March 2018KeithNew ZealandResearcher
07 November 2016GregWhangareiResearcher
04 March 2015KurtisWhangarei New ZealandResearcher

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