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Herbert Augustine Edwards

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Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 1st - 7th Contingents, (photo J. Halpin September 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 1st - 7th Contingents, (photo J. Halpin September 2 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Augustine AWMM
  • Surname
    Edwards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2330 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1871 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Gladstone Coffee Palace, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    F.A.Edwards, 15 Hyde Gardens, Eastbourne, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Accidentally killed by a land mine explosion at Zeerust with Lieutenant N. Wallace, Lancashire Regiment.

    Auckland Museum Boer War Display – photo of “section of the Auckland Fifth Contingent which left by the Mapourika” AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 13 January 1901 AWMM
      ZeerustTransvaal AWMM
    • 13 January 1901 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 30 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Zeerust Cemetery, Transvaal, South Africa AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald 23 January 1901, page 5. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Albert Park NZ Battery Royal Artillery South African War Memorial Auckland New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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15 March 2021KevinSouth AfricaResearcher

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