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Gerald Edward Birdling

1/4 length portrait of Trooper G. E. Birdling, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, wounded. Auckland Weekly News, 2 December 1915. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19151202-41-21

1/4 length portrait of Trooper G. E. Birdling, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, wounded. Auckland Weekly N …

Identity

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  • Forenames
    Gerald Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Birdling AWMM
  • Ingoa
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  • Service number
    WWI 7/307 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
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    Unknown AWMM Halswell, New Zealand AWMM
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    A.J. Birdling, Halswell, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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    Army AWMM
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    WWI 7/307 AWMM
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  • Remembering my grandfather who was on the first ship leaving NZ for Gallipoli and on the last ship coming home one day off 5 years of service, a wonderful man who served his country well. RIP
    Public - Catherine - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
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24 April 2015Catherine New ZealandOther Relative

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