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George Marmaduke Vavasour

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Marlborough War Memorial exterior. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin

Marlborough War Memorial exterior. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Marmaduke AWMM
  • Surname
    Vavasour AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 33106 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 September 1891 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H.D. Vavasour (father), Ugbrooke Station, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33106 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 Carpenter/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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Vavasour was the son of Henry Dunstan Vavasour and Bertha Eleanor Vavasour, of Ugbrooke Station, Blenheim, New Zealand. Native of Marlborough. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Seddon District War Memorial, Cnr of Mills and Wakefield St, Seddon, 7210 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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  • Remembering you Uncle George .
    So young, so brave , so courageous .
    Thank you.
    Marcia
    Public - Marcia Finger - Other relative - 25 April 2020
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  • We remember your sacrifice.
    Public - Dunstan Edward - Other relative - 13 November 2015
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  • We will remember you George. We live as your legacy. I will place a poppy for you at the dawn service at Seddon. From your great nephew Felix. (Henry's Grandson)
    Public - Felix - Other Relative - 22 April 2015
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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020Marcia Finger Derby Western AustraliaOther relative
13 November 2015Dunstan EdwardRugby, GBOther relative
12 May 2015BelindaNew ZealandOther Relative
22 April 2015FelixBlenheim New ZealandOther Relative

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