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Ernest Edward Porritt

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Headstone, Karori Cemetery, includes memorial to his son Arthur Porritt (Lord Porritt GCMG GCVO CBE) Governor General 1967-72 (photo P Baker) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Karori Cemetery, includes memorial to his son Arthur Porritt (Lord Porritt GCMG GCVO CBE) …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Porritt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/2251 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 March 1890 AWMM PictonMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 59 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Reverend T. Porritt (father), Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Reverend T. Porritt (father), Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Reverend T. Porritt (father), Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Reverend T. Porritt (father), Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 May 1916 AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Elizabeth (nee MacKenzie); father of Arthur Espie (served in WW2 125494, later Governor General of New Zealand) and Charles Howard AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    30 April 1950 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      32: 1 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      73: 1 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      79: 7 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      92: 2 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. 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
    • Pat Clarkson Medical Practitioner Research Project (January 2014 - March 2022). This project identified Medical Practioners who served in WWI. AWMM

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