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Ernest Owen Leslie Rees

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Owen Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Rees AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/229 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 34 Hackett Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.J. Rees, South British Insurance Company, Perth, Western Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/229 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 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Wounded at Gallipoli AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Picture is from Auckland Weekly News Honour Roll 1915. AWMM
    • Ernest was one of three brothers who served in the First World War: William Percy Mostyn (Bill) Rees (1888-1950), No. 3/281, Sergeant, New Zealand Medical Corps and Stanley Joseph (Joe) Rees (1891-1917), No. 266790, Private, The King's Liverpool Regiment, killed in action, 31 July 1917. Public - Paul - Researcher - 22 April 2022 - Military Personnel Files
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, 65 Jervois Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Bank of New Zealand officers who enlisted for military service in the First World War. Research completed by Paul Hickford (2014-2017). AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 607 AWMM
    • Yates, Cyril. Letters, 1917 - 1918. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. MS-2014-9. AWMM

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22 April 2022PaulAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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