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George Lionel Stroud

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Lionel AWMM
  • Surname
    Stroud AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/610 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 November 1876 AWMM BrisbaneQueensland AWMM
    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 29 May 1915 AWMM Post-office, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss M.L. Stroud (daughter), Saint Mary's Convent, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Legally Separated AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 29 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    Bricklayer/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 3 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      115 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue-Grey AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      7/7/16 - I NZGH, Brockenhurst AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      30/8/16 No. 3 GH, Codford AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      21/11/16 Base Depot G.H. (Pyorrhoea) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      12/12/16 Base Depot AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      28/2/17 1NZGH, Brockenhurst - conjunctivitis - slight AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      21/3/17 Base Depot, Codford AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      26/9/17 France Adm NZGH with Diarrhoea - mild AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Congestive Heart failure, Hypertensive Vascular Disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Legally separated from his first wife at the time of embarkation

    George remarried on 4th October 1920, Ellen Steel, nee Smith (a widow) and was still married to her at his death on 1st January 1944

    Half-brother to Harold Thomas John Barnard Brooke (69569)

    His age is recorded as 37 years on his birth certificate and 33 years 271 days (Army Records), the date of birth 16 November 1880 Attestation

    Although the Nominal Roll states Stroud was married at the time of embarkation, he was legally separated. Another error in the Nominal Roll for Next of kin address is Wellington, his daughter lived in Saint Mary's Convent, Hamilton AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    1 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 68 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Putaruru Old Public Cemetery, Putaruru, South Waikato, New Zealand AWMM Block 8 Plot 67 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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