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Ernest William Vowles

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest William AWMM
  • Surname
    Vowles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 32260 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    4th March 1889 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 June 2023 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Thames Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 June 2023 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of James Alfred & Jane VOWLES Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 June 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Address before enlistment
    161 Clifford Street, Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 June 2023 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.N. Vowles (wife), 43 Wainui Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1916 Ernest William VOWLES married Edith Mary CASE Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 June 2023 - NZ BDM Marriage Records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 32260 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 Unknown AWMM Jeweller/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Vowles was the husband of Mrs. E. M. Beeby (formerly Vowles), of Auckland, New Zealand.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Mrs Vowles, of 161 Clifford Street, has received information that her son E W Vowles had been reported missing since June 7th. Private Vowles, who was well known in Gisborne, left with the 19th Reinforcements. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 12 June 2023 - GISBORNE TIMES, VOLUME XLVIII, ISSUE 4601, 3 JULY 1917, PAGE 5
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 June 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
03 April 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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