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Herbert Everett

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Group, 2 soldiers on camels, Herbert Everett (on left) on camel in Egypt. Verso contains partial message [due to damage] to Everett's mother dated 22 March 191[?5]. (photo kindly provided by Helen Bockweg (née Everett), Herbert Everett's daughter) Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-2005-37 - No known copyright restrictions

Group, 2 soldiers on camels, Herbert Everett (on left) on camel in Egypt. Verso contains partial mes …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Everett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/222 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 October 1893 AWMM RiwakaTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Riwaka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Louis Everett (father), Umukuri, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/222 AWMM
  • Military service
    12th Nelson Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Orchardist/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      8 stone 7 pounds AWMM
    • Chest expansion, Unknown Period AWMM
      29 inches (min), 34 inches (max) AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Medium AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded at Gallipoli on 7 August 1915. Admitted to NZ Field Ambulance on same day and later transferred to No. [Victoria College] 17 General Hospital, Alexandria, on 14 August. Discharged on 29 September 1915. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Illness [dysentery]: admitted to hospital in Alexandria on 19 October 1915. Rejoined battalion on 23 October 1916. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded at Messines on 7 June 1916 resulting in the amputation of both legs - one above and one below the knee. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Classed as unfit by the Medical Board (UK) on 3 May 1918 and placed on NZ Roll. AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: Ampt. both legs Pension: £3 Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Third son of Louis and Mary Ann Thompson Everett (née Ryder).

    Husband of Margaret Aileen Everett (née Smart).

    Embarked for New Zealand aboard HS 'Maheno' on 3 May 1918.

    The Auckland Museum Library Manuscripts Collection (MS 2005/32) contains papers relating to Everett's war service as well as family history material.

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): P.O. Motueka AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    Jun 1985 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 June 1985, section 1, p. 3. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 219 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 June 1985, section 1, p. 3. AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Bockweg, Helen Margaret. Papers relating to World War I soldier Herbert Everett. 1915 - 2004. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2005/32. AWMM
    • Unknown, photographer, Bridle, W., photographer. Herbert Everett photographs (1915-1982), Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira - PH-2005-37 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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