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Herbert Stuart Eastgate

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Eastgate AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25/749 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 July 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra FijiMelanesia Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Eastgate (mother), 8 Carlton Gore Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/749 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
  • Occupation before 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 2" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      196 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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  • Charles Lambert Eastgate (brother) also served in WWI.

    Disembarked Suez, 13 March 1916. Reverted to ranks at own request, 28 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria for France, 7 April 1916.
    Transferred from 3rd Bn to 4th Bn, and posted to D Company, in the field, 16 June 1916.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 17 July 1916.
    Wounded in action, 11 September 1916 (gun shot wound, shoulder); admitted to No 12 General Hospital, Rouen, 12 September 1916; transferred to England, 13 September 1916, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 14 September 1916; discharged to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 11 October 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, and attached to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 25 November 1916; marched out to rejoin unit, in the field, 25 November 1916.
    Wounded in action (second occasion), 28 November 1916 (gun shot wound, right elbow); admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 29 November 1916; transferred same day to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 17 December 1916l to England, 19 December 1916, and admitted same day to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames.
    Classified as unfit my Medical Board, and placed on NZ Roll.
    Discharged from No 2 NZ General Hospital, 6 October1917, and granted leave until 22 October1917; to report to NZ Discharge Depot, Torquay.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board HT 'Ruahine', 16 November 1917; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 12 February 1918.
    Total war service: 2 years 123 days (of which 336 days were abroad) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
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  • External links
  • References
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM
    • Blast : the magazine of the Third Battalion of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. John Long Ltd. ; [On board ship] : [H.M.N.Z.T. No. 42, Ulimaroa] AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 2 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM


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