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Edwin Hotspur Nops

Portrait of Nops who is wearing the ribbon of the Medal No.2 Boer War, and the ribbon of the Royal Humane Society for saving life from drowning. Portrait from St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co. No known copyright restrictions
Portrait of Nops who is wearing the ribbon of the Medal No.2 … Read more


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edwin Hotspur AWMM
  • Surname
    Nops AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Francis Nopps, Ramsgate, England AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39 AWMM
  • Military service
    Belonged to the Inglewood Rifle Volunteers AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Nopps returned to New Zealand on the S.S 'Aotea' on the 4 July 1900, being invalided owing to a attack of fever and sunstroke. He became Captain of the Inglewood Rifle Volunteers, and District Agent for the Australian Widows' Fund Life Assurance in Taranaki. (St Clair Inglis, p.17) AWMM


About death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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