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Matthew Bevan

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/252 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
    Lieutenant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Matthew AWMM
  • Surname
    Bevan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/252 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 September 1888 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    23 September 1888 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Manukau, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Manakau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Hotel Manager Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Cemetery Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • M. Bevan, Merton, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • M. Bevan (brother), Merton, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli & Mudros, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/252 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record

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
    1915 wounded at Dardanelles, invalided home; July 1917 returned to duty Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wounded back, France, returned NZ 1916. Back to front, end war 1919. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    4 July 1952 Public Source
  • Date of death
    4 July 1952 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Waitakere City Council Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    66yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Waitakere City Council Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Auckland, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Waitakere City Council Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Waitakere City Council Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    SOLDIERS BURIAL K Row 7, Plot 9 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Waitakere City Council Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 53 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      60: 24 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Iwi, Hapū, Rohe and additional whakapapa information kindly provided from “Ngāti Raukawa and 20th century wars. Ngā Pakanga o Te Ao. Participation, Price, and Post-War Experience.” Research conducted by Te Kenehi Teira and Heeni Collins (2022). Report commissioned by Crown Forestry Rental Trust, Wellington (Wai 2200 Porirua ki Manawatu Inquiry). AWMM

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27 March 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher
25 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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