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Nathaniel Harold Harwood

Portrait, WW1, full length with rifle, bandoliers, helmet - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, WW1, full length with rifle, bandoliers, helmet - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nathaniel Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Harwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Nat AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/979 AWMM
    • WWI 11/979A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 January 1891 AWMM TakapauHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 December 1914 AWMM C/o C.T. Nathan, Waikare, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Alfred Harwood (brother), Post Office, Putorino, via Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 December 1914 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 11 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      12 stone AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Distinguishing marks, Unknown Period AWMM
      scar front of left shoulder joint, small scar on outer side of left shin, one mole on inner side left shoulder blade AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Next of kin also given as Alfred Harwood (brother), Edendale, Putaruru, New Zealand

    Brother of T.M. Harwood (13/931A)

    Nathaniel Harwood transferred from the Auckland Mounted Rifles to the Wellington Mounted Rifles on 28 March 1915.

    He then transferred to the New Zealand Army Service Corps on 14 January 1916 in Egypt as a Driver attached to [N.Z. M. Field Amt], before transferring to No. 4 Company, New Zealand Army Service Corps, as a Shoesmith on 20 May 1918. He was finally promoted to Shoesmith Corporal on 10 January 1919.

    He embarked for New Zealand from Suez on the Kaikoura (ship) on 6 March 1919

    Received a pension from 1 May 1919

    Medals received 10 May 1921

    Uncle of Clifford Marsden Broderson (28903). Names of relatives in serving in the military on Cenotaph Data Entry form for Harry Edward Tucker (10/899). Additional biographical information on Cenotaph Data Entry form AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    21 July 1972 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    TaupoWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taupo Public Cemetery, Taupo, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section Plot 56 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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