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Kenneth Oscar Curtis

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Names panel, left, Memorial gates, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park (photo G.A. Fortune 2012) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Names panel, left, Memorial gates, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park (photo G.A. Fortune 2012) - Image …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Oscar AWMM
  • Surname
    Curtis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/47 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 December 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.B. Curtis (mother), Inglewood, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/47 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Curtis, of Inglewood, Taranaki, New Zealand.

    "Sergt. Curtis, 26/47, died at Fulham Military Hospital, London, on August 11th, from a wound in the back. His funeral left the hospital at 9.30 on the morning of Wednesday, August 17th, for Kensal Green Cemetery. There were wreaths from the New Zealand Office and from the Association." (Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F. August 30, 1916 p. 8) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 August 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery, London, England AWMM 213. N.Z. Plot. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial gates, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial trees, 117 lime trees, Avenue of Remembrance, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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