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Ernest Walter Harris

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2369 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1870 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
    • 10 November 1886 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM c/o Mr M.H. Wynyard, Solicitor, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.Harris (mother), c/o Mr G. Harris, London Dental Institute, Christchurch, New Zealand 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 Survey Assistant/Civilian 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Illness abourd "Tagus" on return voyage to New Zealand - malaria and acute bronchitis, with general weakness and debility. AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Accidental death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father: George Brown Harris (Master Mariner) (died 12 October 1884, age 58), Mother: Lavinia Zinzan (died 31 January 1921, age 82)

    Occupations :1890-96: Currie (Norman's Hill), 1897- Assistant Surveyor (Paeroa)

    1902: Resided at Glen Murray, Waikato

    At Te Rau a moa , near Pirongia, Harris was crushed by a falling tree when clearing a fence line

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

    Father was named Henry Godso Harris. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 30 April 1902 AWMM
      Age 32 AWMM
      Te AwamutuWaikato AWMM
    • 1 May 1902 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 16 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pirongia Cemetery, Pirongia, Waipa District, New Zealand AWMM Area A, Row 3 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald 3 May 1902, page 5

    New Zealand Herald 16 May 1902, Sup., page 4 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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