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George Brian Cleave

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 132 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 132 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Brian AWMM
  • Surname
    Cleave AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 8/1216 AWMM
    • WWI 4/1216A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 October 1887 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 October 1914 AWMM Hakataramea, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R. Cleave (father), North-east Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 8/1216 AWMM
    • WWI 4/1216A 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 8 October 1914 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    OtagoNew Zealand 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of Coronary Thrombosis, Chronic rheumatic myocarditis, arteriosclerosis & hypertension AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Probably born at Ngapara.

    He was working as a Farm Hand with McKenzie Bros, Hakataramea at enlistment

    Suffered the effects of mustard gas poisoning post World War I.

    Possibly buried at Bluff Cemetery

    Listed at Archives New Zealand as George Briar Cleave 8/1216 (September 2009) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    14 June 1957 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    BluffSouthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Southland Times, 1957 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 132 AWMM
    • Southland Times AWMM
      Death notice: Southland Times, 1957 AWMM

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