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Edward Abraham Wigmore

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
  • Forenames
    Edward Abraham AWMM
  • Surname
    Wigmore AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    440 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 Victoria Avenue, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr John Wigmore (father), Victoria Avenue, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 20 January 1900 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    440 AWMM
  • Military service
    Auckland College Rifles, Private 2 years AWMM
  • 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
    Age 23 AWMM
    Miner/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone 5 pounds AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 January 1901 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    BalmoralTransvaal AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 31 January 1901 AWMM
  • 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
    • Memorial plaque, 2nd New Zealand Contingent, Boer War 1900, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, Auckland AWMM
    • Memorial window, St Mark's Anglican Church, 95 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, St Mark's Anglican Church, 95 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Corner Khyber Pass Road and Burleigh Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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Sources

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