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Horace Molesworth Beard

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 43 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 43 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Horace Molesworth AWMM
  • Surname
    Beard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1404 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1898 Public - Alison - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Birth records. Census records.
  • Place of birth
    Probus, Cornwall ,England, UK Public - Alison - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Birth and Census records.
  • Birth notes
    Illegitimate son of Beatrice Mabel Searle. Possible son of Richard Beard who she later marries. Public - Alison - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Birth and Census records and contact with family member.
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mikimiki, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Not known. Public - Alison - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Not known.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Alfred Searle (uncle), Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Alfred Searle was his mother's brother. He also came from Probus near St Austell, Cornwall, England. Public - Alison - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Birth and census records.
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married Miriam Effrusena Lund. Public - Alison - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Marriage record and contact with family member.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1404 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Not known. Possibly enlisted at a very young age. Public - Alison - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Contact with family member.
  • 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

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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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
08 October 2017AlisonSt Austell, EnglandOther relative
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