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Harold George Smith

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Group, Family, WW1: Left to right - Back row: Eric Smith, Frederick Smith, Mabel Smith, Harry Smith (in uniform). Front row: Anne Boswell, Grandmother Smith (Elizabeth Simpson), Roy Smith, Grandfather Smith (Frederick), Ivan Smith. (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Group, Family, WW1: Left to right - Back row: Eric Smith, Frederick Smith, Mabel Smith, Harry Smith …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold George AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Harry AWMM
  • Service number
    • 2/2910 AWMM
    • 800606 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 June 1893 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 November 1915 AWMM Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Frederick Smith (father), Carnot Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 March 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 16 November 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Grocer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Distinguishing marks, Unknown Period AWMM
      scar on front of left forearm AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Hospitalised for scabies, 1-14 March 1917 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Frederick and Elizabeth (Simpson) Smith of Rotorua.

    Enlisted in the Home Guard in Auckland, 1940. Began service January 1942. Given new service number: 800606. Promoted to corporal but reverted to ranks at own request, October 1942. Discharged May 1943. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 March 1975 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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