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Harold Ellerm

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Image 1: Harold Ellerm, taken at B. Hobday's Rona Studios, Cobbe's Building, Feilding. [no date] - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Ellerm AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/2548 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 December 1895 AWMM FeildingFeilding AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Pharmacy Business/Civilian AWMM
    Proprietor of 'Ellerm's Pharmacy', Napier, from 1924 to 1952. AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Barbara Ellerm (mother), Awahuri, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs Barbara Ellerm (mother), Awahuri, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs B. Ellerm (mother), Awahuri, via Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs B. Ellerm (mother), Awahuri, via Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/2548 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials, 7 Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 6.25 inches AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      115 pounds AWMM
    • Chest expansion, WWI AWMM
      28 inches (min), 31 inches (max) AWMM
    • Complexion, WWI AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Illness (cause unknown): Admitted on 28 December 1918 (HS Marama). Discharged on 5 January 1919. AWMM
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of natural causes AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 11 August 1919 AWMM
    Discharged as medically unfit for duty due to illness contracted while on Active Service (TB Clinical). AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Medical Corps AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Frederick Samuel and Barbara Ellerm (nee Cockburn).

    Husband of Pearl Blanche Harris (m. 1925).

    The following is a chronology of Sergeant Ellerm's war service compiled from his service record:

    Commenced duty with rank of Private in NZ Medical Corps on 2 August 1916.

    Posted to HS Marama, 1 September 1916.

    Embarked (2nd Charter, 1st Sailing), 10 November 1916.

    Promoted to Corporal, 16 November 1916.

    Returned to New Zealand, 5 March 1917.

    Embarked (2nd Charter, 2nd Sailing), 22 March 1917.

    Promoted to Sergeant, 8 May 1917.

    Returned to New Zealand, 22 August 1917.

    Reported to Awapuni, 10 October 1917.

    Transferred to Featherston, 8 November 1917.

    Transferred to Awapuni, 8 May 1918.

    Embarked (4th Charter, 1st Sailing), 1 June 1918.

    Returned to New Zealand, 20 September 1918.

    Embarked (4th Charter, 2nd Sailing), 19 October 1918.

    Returned to New Zealand, 27 January 1919.

    Discharged 11 August 1919.

    Period of Service:

    New Zealand: 1 year, 257 days.

    Overseas: 1 year, 118 days.

    Total Service: 3 years, 10 days. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 June 1977 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wharerangi Cemetery, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      42: 2 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      61: 1 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      84: 3 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      91: 10 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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