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Ernest William Athfield

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Awiti T. - Alotau (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest William AWMM
  • Surname
    Athfield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 69048 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
    J.L. Athfield (father), Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 69048 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Athfield was the son of John Leonard and Ann Francis Athfield, of Port Chalmers, New Zealand.

    The Auckland Regiment, being an account of the doings on Active Service of the First, Second and Third Battalions of the Auckland Regiment by O.E. Burton AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France AWMM V. C. 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Sources

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