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Henry O'Bernie Furlong

Headstone, Old Levin Cemetery (Tiro Tiro Road) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Old Levin Cemetery (Tiro Tiro Road) - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry O'Bernie AWMM
  • Surname
    Furlong AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 2244 AWMM
    • 55714 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
    • 30 May 1876 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 30 May 1876 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.M. Furlong (brother), Linton, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: 1 year 42 days (of which 268 days were abroad)

    Father was named Charles Burford South Furlong. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 16 September 1918 AWMM
      Age 42 AWMM
      New Zealand AWMM
    • 16 September 1918 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 43 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Old Levin Cemetery (Tiro Tiro Road), Corner Mako Mako and Tiro Tiro Road, Levin, New Zealand AWMM Block 39 Lot 42 (Church of England Portion) AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    "Henry Obernie (sic) Furlong, aged 41, was found dead in the yard at the Levin Hotel last evening. He was a returned soldier, who enlisted at Masterton and served one year, being discharged with a pension in July suffering from a weak heart.

    He came to Levin yesterday to inquire about a position. Deceased also served in the South African war." Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 1 September 2015 - National Library of New Zealand; Paperspast portal; Auckland Star, Volume XLIX, Issue 222, 17 September 1918, Page 2;
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    • Memorial gates, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial trees, 117 lime trees, Avenue of Remembrance, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM

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01 September 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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