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George Augustus Avey

Portrait of Captain George Augustus Avey, Archives New Zealand, R22271721. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Captain George Augustus Avey, Archives New Zealand, R22271721. Image may be subject to c …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Augustus AWMM
  • Surname
    Avey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Gus AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/19 AWMM
    • WWI 4/52 AWMM
    • WWII 809100 AWMM
    • WWII 800901 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 January 1892 AWMM ThamesCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Pine Street, Edendale, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs B'delia Avey (mother), Pine Street, Edendale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

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 Clerk/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    POW - Freiburg, Germany New Zealand High Commission, (1917).
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cook, J. (2013). The real great escape: the story of the First World War's most daring mass breakout. North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: Vintage. AWMM
    • New Zealand High Commission (Great Britain). (1917). A short sketch of the work of the New Zealand Prisoners of War Department in London and of other undertakings connected with the war. London, England: High Commissioner for New Zealand. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 25 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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