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George Hyde

George Hyde. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 59432

George Hyde. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 59432

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Hyde AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 734 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    South African Unknown AWMM Rangiteki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 734 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
    South Africa Unknown AWMM Labourer/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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  • Originally his grave was near the battle site at which he died. He is now buried at the Diamond Hill Garden of Remembrance.

    Father was named James Hyde. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 29 November 1900 AWMM
      Rhenoster KopTransvaal AWMM
    • 29 November 1900 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 23 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Diamond Hill Garden of Remembrance, Donkerhoek, South Africa AWMM
    • Reitfontein Farm S/A AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    The New Zealand Graphic, 29 December 1900, p. 1171 (includes photograph) AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM
    • Whanganui South African War Memorial AWMM
    • Nelson South African War Memorial, Queen's Garden, Nelson AWMM
    • Marton Memorial to King Edward VII, contains one name - No. 734, Trooper George Hyde of Marton, died 29 November 1900 at Reitfontein, South Africa. Public - George Frederick - Other relative - 21 September 2019 - Family photo and personal papers

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  • In honour of my great uncle who died so young at Rhenoster Kop with other New Zealand and British Empire Forces.
    Public - George Frederick - Other relative - 4 July 2017



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
31 March 2021KevinSouth AfricaResearcher
21 September 2019George FrederickDunedin, New ZealandOther relative
04 July 2017George FrederickDunedin, New ZealandOther relative

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