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George Richard Dudley

Portrait, a painting by Diamond and Hart Ltd., Folio 84/945. Commissioned by Mrs E. Dudley, 22 Nikau Street, New Lynn, August 1947. Painting based on a photograph of George Dudley. Instructions on back of painting include: Description: Hair Dark Auburn, Eyes Light Brown, Black Eyebrows, fair complexion. Dress Khaki uniform and hat, khaki pugaree with red stripe. Brass buttons if possible. Signed by Agent J.H. Catterall. The original is held in the Museum Library. - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, a painting by Diamond and Hart Ltd., Folio 84/945. Commissioned by Mrs E. Dudley, 22 Nikau …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Dudley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Richard George AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23986 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    15 March 1880 Public - Alan Roy - Other relative - 10 December 2016 - ancestry.com
  • Place of birth
    Waverley South Taranaki New Zealand Public - Alan Roy - Other relative - 10 December 2016 - ancestry.com
  • Birth notes
    Son of Henry Dudley and Mary Ann nee: Miles Public - Alan Roy - Other relative - 10 December 2016 - ancestry.com photographs
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 16 February 1916 AWMM Montaque Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unsure however all of George's siblings were residing in the Newton, Surrey Cresent district where i was born (old St Helens Hospital. Public - Alan Roy - Other relative - 10 December 2016 - ancestry.com
  • Post war occupation
    unknown Public - Alan Roy - Other relative - 10 December 2016 - unknown
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Elizabeth Dudley (wife), Montague Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Great Uncle George married Elizabeth Hickey Public - Alan Roy - Other relative - 10 December 2016 - ancestry.com
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 27 May 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 1 child AWMM
    • great nephew Public - Alan Roy - Other relative - 10 December 2016 - ancestry.com

Service

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 16 February 1916 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    Barman/Civilian AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Barman Public - Alan Roy - Other relative - 10 December 2016 - ancestry.com
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 9 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Medium AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station on 5 March 1917 (sick) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      2 General Hospital 8 March 1917 at Windemere AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Transported on board HS Cambria for England on 10 March 1917 and admitted to 3 New Zealand General Hospital on 11 March and to the Convelesent Hospital at Hornchurch on 7 April 1917. Following this hospitalisation he was return to strength at Codford, 17 May 1917. AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Inter War 23 April 1919 AWMM
    Discharged on account of illness AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • On enlistment he was reported Fit

    Another child was born in November 1916

    George Dudley arrived at Sling Camp in England on 27 July 1916. He went to France on 3 September 1916. He returned to England for hospital treatment. He was returned to France as 'A Class' on 2 August 1917. He serve in France until until 29 June 1918 when he was granted leave to the United Kingdom. His leave ended on 10 September 1918.

    In total George Dudley served for three years and seventy five days of which two years, three hundred and four days were overseas.

    Name incorrectly typed in the nominal roll as Richard George. He was Goerge Richard Dudley AWMM
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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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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 5 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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10 December 2016Alan RoyAuckland NZOther relative

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