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Gilbert Hunter

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gilbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Hunter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 2337 AWMM
    • South African 7181 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mercy Hunter (mother), Selwyn Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Enlisted twice, embarked from New Zealand both times.

    Father: Alexander (died 30 March 1880, age 44)

    Mother: Mercy Maria Dobson ( died 17 August 1925, age 75)

    Brothers: John Hunter (Serive Number 4027 Private, 7 Contingent, No 21 Company, Boer War) and Alexander William Hunter (1869-1918)

    1906: Married Annie Christina Smith

    1917: Resided at Church Street, Te Papapa (occupation Bridgeman)

    1928: Occupation was Coal Merchant

    1931 onwards: Resided at 39 Hill Street, Onehunga( occupation Coal Merchant)

    1941 onwards: Resided at 52 Hill Street, Onehunga (occupation Coal Merchant)

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

About death

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  • Death
    • 13 August 1951 AWMM
      Age 74 AWMM
      AWMM
    • 13 August 1951 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 74 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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