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Edgar Woodward Boucher

Portrait King's College Honour Roll, WWI. - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait King's College Honour Roll, WWI. - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Woodward AWMM
  • Surname
    Boucher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/317 AWMM
    • WWI 4/1736 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 E.W.G. Boucher (father), Westbourne Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 E.W. Boucher (father), Westbourne Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/317 AWMM
    • WWI 4/1736 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr Ernest Woodward Boucher and Anna Augusta Boucher.

    Attended St John's College 1900 - 1910 and is commemorated in the King's College Roll of Honour.

    Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club

    Originally reported as missing at Passchendaele, Belgium, 12 October 1917.

    Two sons, brothers Edgar Woodward Boucher (4/317, 4/1736) and Arthur Francis Boucher (31036) were killed in WW1.

    Listed at Archives New Zealand with number 4/1736

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • 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
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM
    • St. Aidans Church, 5 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland 1050 AWMM
    • St. Aidans Church, 5 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland 1050 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • College Rifles Park, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM

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11 July 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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