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Ernest John William Freeth

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Portraits of South African War service personnel. St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co.p. 53. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portraits of South African War service personnel. St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest John William AWMM
  • Surname
    Freeth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 132/1 AWMM
    • South African 5736 AWMM
    • South African 132 AWMM
    • WWI 7/1316 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 November 1876 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs M. Freeth (wife), PO Box 158, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Scars on the Heart WWI "Sailing to War" display. Display item is a sports programme card "At Sea, August 1915" from the ship he embarked on.

    His father was named William Freeth. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 March 1928 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 74 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Omaka Cemetry AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Borough of Blenheim Roll of Honour, Marlborough Museum. 26 Arthur Baker Pl, Redwoodtown, Blenheim 7201 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 248 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
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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