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Percy Nation

Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 7th Contingent - Irregular Forces, (photo J. Halpin September 2011) (CC-BY John Halpin)

Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 7th Contingent - Irregular Forces, (photo J. Halpin …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy AWMM
  • Surname
    Nation AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4637 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Levin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Charles William Nation, Levin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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 Storekeeper/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • It is believed Lance-Corporal Nation was killed in an attack at Langverwacht, when an immense herd of cattle was used by the Boers to charge in advance of a force of 600 to 700 men.

    Plimmer Terrace, Shannon. This war memorial is one of the few throughout the world to be erected in the memory of one solider who died in battle.

    Father was named Charles William Nation. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 February 1902 AWMM
    LangverwachtOrange Free State AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Garden of Remembrance, Vrede Public Cemetery, Orange Free State, South Africa AWMM
    • Langverwatch Farm S/A AWMM
  • 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
    • Plimmer Terrace, Shannon AWMM
    • Langverwacht Hill Memorial, Langverwacht Farm (near Vrede), Orange Free State, South Africa AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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Sources

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