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Alfred Gilbert Godsmark

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Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Gilbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Godsmark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40542 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 September 1883 AWMM LincolnshireEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 31 October 1916 AWMM 92 Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs J.M. Barnes (sister), Arnside, West Morland, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    31 October 1916 AWMM Widowed/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40542 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 14 November 1916 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    Planter/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
    • 30 October 1916 AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM
      9 stone 8 pounds AWMM
    • 30 October 1916 AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 7 inches AWMM
    • 30 October 1916 AWMMEye colour, WWI AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • 30 October 1916 AWMMHair colour, WWI AWMM
      Light AWMM
    • 30 October 1916 AWMMComplexion, WWI AWMM
      Tan AWMM
    • 21 July 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Wounded, gassed AWMM
    • 16 May 1918 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Invalided to NZ on the Athenic AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ahome.

    Resided in Niue for 8 and half years before the war. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 May 1930 AWMM
    Age 47 AWMM
    Auckland HospitalAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Burial B Row 3, Plot 37 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, Volume LXVII, Issue 20566, 17 May 1930, Page 1

    In Memorium notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 May 1944 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Alofi National Memorial, Niue AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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