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Harry Charles William Wrigg

Headstone, St Andrew's Churchyard, Epsom (Phil Lascelles, 2007) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, St Andrew's Churchyard, Epsom (Phil Lascelles, 2007) - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Charles William AWMM
  • Surname
    Wrigg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 January 1842 AWMM WexfordIreland (Eire) AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Surveyor 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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married to Margaret Wrigg, she died 12 November 1933. Aged 87 years.

    A Cornet was the lowest ranked commissioned officer in a troop of cavalry. This rank and the infantry equivalent of Ensign were replaced by the rank of Second Lieutenant in 1871

    AWMM Harry Wrigg's New Zealand Cross and New Zealand Medal are on display in the New Zealand Wars gallery, 2nd floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    30 June 1924 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Andrew's Churchyard, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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