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Alexander Miles Stirrat

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NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Miles AWMM
  • Surname
    Stirrat AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/3081 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 November 1886 AWMM InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 12 June 1915 AWMM 52 Venus Street, Georgetown, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Stirrat (father), 52 Venus Street, Georgetown, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/3081 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      September 1917 Alexander Stirrat fell ill with pyrexia and was a patient at 26 General Hospital, Etaples before transferring to Tooting Military Hospital, London.(Church, p.89) AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • After his time in hospital Alexander Stirrat returned to France on 2 June 1918. On 5 September he was wounded in his chest and pharynx near Havrincourt Wood.

    He arrived at No.1 NZGH Brockenhurst on 19 September and died on 19 January 1919. (Church, p.89)

    "Alexander is remembered on the Stirrat family grave (above) at Eastern Cemetery and on the War Memorial, Invercargill. There is a street named after the Stirrat family but no one of this family lived in Invercargill in 2001." (Church, p.89) AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    19 January 1919 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 1, Grave 22 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Invercargill Cenotaph, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Eastern Cemetery, Family Grave AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Church, C. (2002). New Zealand graves at Brockenhurst : 93 New Zealand soldiers remembered from World War One. Hampshire, England: Author. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 696 AWMM
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