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Harry Vause

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Portrait, detail from Group, WW1, soldiers having a meal - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, detail from Group, WW1, soldiers having a meal - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Vause AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 38858 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 November 1890 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Lily Valiera Vause (wife), care of Mrs L. Smith, Fencourt Rural Delivery, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 August 1917 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 38858 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 5 October 1916 AWMM School teacher/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Euphemia Vause and John Vause.

    Husband of Lily Valiera Vause (nee Smith), married 1915.

    Before the war, he taught in Auckland, then married and moved to Cambridge. On return from the war he taught at Marakaika and became headmaster at Turua and Eltham.

    Wounded, possibly at the Somme, sent to UK to recuperate, then back to the Front.

    Medals, notebooks and other assorted items are held at Queen Elizabeth II Army Museum, Waiouru.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 October 1973 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Hamilton Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Newstead, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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