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Herbert Henry Fordham

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Headstone of Herbert Henry FORDHAM 13/2188 at Holy Trinity Memorial Park (formerly Otahuhu Anglican Cemetery), Otahuhu, Auckland - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone of Herbert Henry FORDHAM 13/2188 at Holy Trinity Memorial Park (formerly Otahuhu Anglican …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Fordham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2188 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • AWMM
    • 27 February 1874 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Woodleigh, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2188 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
  • 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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Measles and bronchial pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Sydney Fordham, a settler of Leigh.

    Farming at Glen Murray he sold the farm to join the NZEF.

    The newspaper reports he was to have been buried by his parents at Leigh but a gale prevented the steamer from sailing and he was buried in Otahuhu. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 July 1915 AWMM
    Age 41 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Holy Trinity Memorial Park (formerly Otahuhu Anglican Cemetery), Church Street & Luke Street, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Special Memorial (Plot 80) AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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