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Irving Stanley Hurrey

Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 1st - 7th Contingents, (photo J. Halpin September 2011) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Irving Stanley AWMM
  • Surname
    Hurrey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    J.S. Murray AWMM
  • Service number
    3498 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1872 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record & Research
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record & Research
  • Birth notes
    son of John Robert & Elizabeth Hurrey Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 13 January 1901 AWMM Whangara, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr John Robert Hurrey (father), Whangara, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 30 January 1901 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles 6th NZ Contingent 18 Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    3498 AWMM
  • Military service
    Enlisted Jan 1901 - Died from wounded May 1901 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 13 January 1901 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    pre SA War: shepherd at Whangara, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Military Record
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone 7 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Gunshot wounds to knee and abdomen AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of John Robert Hurrey and Elizabeth Hurrey

      Stanley was engaged to be married at the end of his period of service.

      Three sons, brothers served in the South African War Irving Stanley Irving (3498), Ernest Charles Hurrey (3499) and John Alexander Hurrey (736).

      Likely to be the J.S. Murray on the AWMM memorial. Likely to be I.S. Murray on the Ranfurly Memorial

      Auckland Museum Boer War " The Second Boer War Veterans" Display. Display item is a framed copy of the Roll of Honour of the 6 Contingent. AWMM
    • 29 May 1901 - Mr J. R. Hurrey has received advice from the Defence Department that his son, Trooper Irving Stanley Hurrey, has died of wounds at Bethel, South Africa. This is the second death from among those who went from this district, Trooper J Kirkman, from Waiomatatini, having died of fever. Irving Hurrey was well known throughout the district, and many will regret to hear of his untimely end Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 July 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXVIII, 29 May 1901, Page 2
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 May 1901 AWMM
    BethalSouth Africa 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
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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  • John Hurrey was my Maternal Great Grandfather, and his son Irving would have been my great Uncle. I have not seen any photos posted of him, but I do have one of him in his Trooper Uniform, plus one of his grave, with the tombstone erected by his comrades. Regards Franz
    Public - FRANZ - Other relative - 21 November 2016

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21 November 2016FRANZ keilor east AustraliaOther relative
17 July 2015Lorraine M Gisborne, NZResearcher
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