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Harry Wilford A'Court

Roll of Honour, new Sandon School, and dedication tablet erected by Sandon Old Boy's Association (photo G. Fortune) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Roll of Honour, new Sandon School, and dedication tablet erected by Sandon Old Boy's Association (ph …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Wilford AWMM
  • Surname
    A'Court AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/2645 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. A'Court (mother), Sandon, Feilding, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/2645 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
    WW1 Farmer/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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded Battle of Somme 1917, died 1918 AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private A'Court was the son of James and Isabella A'Court, (nee Hammond), of Sandon, Manawatu.

    A family plot in Sandon holds a memorial to Harry recording that he died on wounds received on the Somme a year earlier and that he died at 25 years 4 months, the grave also holds two sisters, Phyllis d1901 and Helen A'Court, d1969 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 May 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sandon Cemetery, Sanson, Manawatu District, New Zealand AWMM Row J. Plot. 54. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Family grave memorial, Sandon Cemetery, Sanson, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, new Sandon School, Sanson, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial gates, Sanson (formerly Sanson school), Sanson, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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