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Patrick Augustine Ardagh

Portrait of Captain Patrick Augustine Ardagh, Archives New Zealand, R24184415. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Captain Patrick Augustine Ardagh, Archives New Zealand, R24184415. Image may be subject …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Patrick Augustine AWMM
  • Surname
    Ardagh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 3/2859 AWMM
    • WWII 31821 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 August 1891 AWMM NgaparaOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Pre 13 January 1917 AWMM 31 Carlton Street, Merivale, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM 31 Carlton Mill Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Lily Hebe Ardagh (wife), care of J.J. Ardagh, Commercial Hotel, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs Lily Hebe Ardagh (wife), 31 Carlton Mill Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded three times. AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of sickness AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of James John and Elizabeth Anne Ardagh, of Ngapara, Otago, New Zealand.

      Husband of L.H. Ardagh, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.

      Recommended for VC.

      Appointed Assistant Director of Medical Services (ADMS), 2 NZ Division, May 1942.

      Appointed Deputy Director of Medical Services (DDMS), 30th Corp British Army, February 1943.

      The CWGC website incorrectly lists Ardagh's age at death as 56. He was actually 52. AWMM
    • The CWGC website is correct in listing Ardagh's age at death as 56 years. He was born on 30 August 1887. Refer Public - Teresa Gladys - Researcher - 20 February 2018 -
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About death

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  • Death
    6 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 52 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM 8. A. 15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Waitaki Boys' High School Roll of Honour WWII - 1939-45 AWMM

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  • Brigadier P A Ardagh is the Patron of the 1968 Class of Regular Force Cadets. His patronage and 50 years of the Class will be celebrated in January 2018 by members of Ardagh Class
    Public - Allan - 1 December 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 February 2018Teresa GladysTimaru, New ZealandResearcher
01 December 2015AllanWhanganui New ZealandOther

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