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Herbert Stewart Cree

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 14 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 14 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Stewart AWMM
  • Surname
    Cree AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40890 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 June 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OamaruOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Cree (father), Otekaieke, North Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40890 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
      at Polderhoek Chateau AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      135 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Herbert Cree was the son of James and Margaret Cree, of Otekaike, North Otago, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 14 March 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 May 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 21 June 1917; marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 23 June 1917.
    Joined 1st Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, in the field, and posted to 10th (North Otago) Company.
    Reported missing in action, 3 December 1917. Court of Enquiry, 3 January 1918, confirmed fate as killed in action, 3 December 1917.

    Parents: James and Margaret Cree, of Otekaike, North Otago, New Zealand

    Parents: James (b. Scotland) and Margaret (b. New Zealand) Cree AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • 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

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  • Memorial name
    Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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