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George Raymond Blackett

Portrait of Major George Raymond Blackett, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 2 / F958 40. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Major George Raymond Blackett, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 2 / F958 40. Image is su …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Blackett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 7/170 AWMM
    • WWII 60358 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 May 1889 AWMM Te AwamutuWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Empire Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Ivy Blackett (wife), Avenue Road, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      8 November 1915 AWMM
      On his own suggestion Lieutenant Blackett, accompanied by two others, was conveyed in a destroyer some miles North of Anzac (Cove?) and landed on the coast where they penetrated some miles inland, and by laying out for forty eight hours, they obtained most valuable information, locating the position of the enemy's guns on Anafarta etc. London Gazette. AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
      London Gazette 5 November 1915, p11003 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Accountant/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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

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