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Joseph Gilbert Elliott Hawkesby

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Gilbert Elliott AWMM
  • Surname
    Hawkesby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2372 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1879 AWMM DublinIreland (Eire) AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waikino, Upper Thames, Waihi, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr S. Fraser, Waikino, Upper Thames, Waihi, Bay of Plenty, 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 Battery hand/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father: George William Hawkesby (died 2 April 1920), late Captain, Royal Irish regiment

    Mother: Ismena Davidson (died 12 July 1926)

    1900-1902: Waikino (Gold mine)

    1903: Resided at Grey Lynn, Auckland

    Married Constance Mary Ferrars Nicholson (24 June 1912)

    1920's: Malo Pass Plantation , New Hebrides

    Auckland Museum Boer War " NZMR - Uniform " display . The display item is a photo of "section of the Auckland Fifth Contingent which left by Mapourika" AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    20 May 1927 AWMM
    Age 48 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 23 May 1927 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introduction
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: 23 May 1927 AWMM
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