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Percy Herbert Windleborn

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Photo 1: Percy Windleborn, Wakefield, 1910s. - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Windleborn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Putt Windleborn AWMM
  • Service number
    80399 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Wesleyan AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 July 1885 AWMM BelgroveTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 31 January 1918 AWMM Brightwater, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Windleborn (wife), Brightwater, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 August 1918 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    80399 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 31 January 1918 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fresh AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • First child of Heinrich and Dorothea Windleborn.

    Married Ethel Newth at Spring Grove on 4 June 1913. They had no children.

    When he enlisted in 1918, Percy gave his birth year as 1890 rather than 1885, making it appear that he was only 28.

    Returned to New Zealand on 23 July 1919.

    He died suddenly while in his rail carriage office at Waiiti station. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 March 1945 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brightwater Cemetery, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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