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Spencer Boscawen

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Captain Spencer Boscawen Croix de Guerre. Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office R24184193. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Captain Spencer Boscawen Croix de Guerre. Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office R24184193. Image h …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Spencer AWMM
  • Surname
    Boscawen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 2/287 AWMM
    • WWII 800714 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 December 1888 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Grange Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 6 December 1939 AWMM East Tamaki Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • J.H. Boscawen, Grange Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs S.I. Boscawen (wife), East Tamaki Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • World War 2/wars AWMM
      France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
      Created during migration for ww2 records that were listed as western front and need to be corrected AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 2/287 AWMM
    • WWII 800714 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 Unknown AWMM
      Age 27 AWMM
      Accountant/Civilian AWMM
      AWMM
    • WW2 6 December 1939 AWMM
      Age 51 AWMM 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Commenced duty for WW1 on 19 September 1914.

    Period of Service in WW1: New Zealand: 57 days. Overseas: 4 years 64 days. Total Service: 4 years 120 days.

    Several military documents are held by the Auckland War Memorial Museum Library: Certificate of Service, Mentioned in Despatch citation and Officer's commission. [Ref. MS 2003/107, Box 14, New Zealanders' Personal Papers, Vol. 1, pp. 38, 40-41] AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 January 1957 AWMM
    Age 68 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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