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George Ernest Aitchison

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitchison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 3074 AWMM
    • WWI N/N AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 August 1889 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 13 January 1916 AWMM 6 Brown Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs I. Aitchison (mother), 6 Brown Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 3074 AWMM
    • WWI N/N 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 13 January 1916 AWMM Storehand/Civilian AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      146 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed in a railway accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs. J. Aitchison, of 6, Brown St., Dunedin.

    George's brother, Francis William Douglas Aitchison, was killed in France in 1917.

    He and other troops were passing between carriages when he fell.

    Military personnel file listed but no service number recorded at Archives New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 January 1916 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM J. 4. (S). AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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