Māori › A. Calkin PDF Key details Service number Also known as Armed force / branchCivilian AWMM Last rankSergeant AWMM WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Cowdell. (1901) The Ngapuhi nursing sisters, Whangarei. Auckland War Memorial Museum neg. C42329. Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesA. AWMM SurnameCalkin AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number GenderFemale AWMM IwiNgā Puhi AWMM Iwi Māori AWMM Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchCivilian AWMM Service number Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › A nursing sister based in New Zealand. The uniform relates to Homefront patriotism during the Anglo-Boer War.A .Calkin is one of the great grandchildren of John and Maryanne Edmonds who were brought to Kerikeri by the CMS in 1833. John had connections with the stone store. John Edmonds son Arthur married Erana Kareariki and their daughter Ruiha married Samuel Calkin.The Ngapuhi Nursing Sisters was an organisation of Maori women descended from Ngapuhi chiefs. The sisters received instruction on ambulance work and treating wounded in the field of battle. They wore the Mounted Corps of New Zealand uniform, the same as worn by the country’s soldiers in South Africa during the Boer War. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Death Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember A. Calkin by laying a poppy. Colombo Caliari Julie John Caliari A. Calkin C. Calkin Clement Frederick Calkin Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of A. Calkin Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects The Veteran : official publication of the South African War Veterans' Association… Library / Pictorial › publication Christchurch, New Zealand ; Hamilton, New Zealand UB359.N5 VET The Ngapuhi nursing sisters, Whangarei Library / Pictorial › photography PH-CNEG-C42329 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introduction Further Reference DocumentsThe Weekly News AWMM The Weekly News 5 July 1901, page 8 AWMM Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.