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Edward John Cleary

  • Service number
    WWI 9/1530 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Edward John Kynnersley CLEARY Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Otago Mounted Rifles & Canterbury Infantry Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Edward John AWMM
  • Surname
    Cleary AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Edward John Kynnersley CLEARY Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Research
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1530 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    31 May 1896 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of John CLEARY & Lucy Annie Charlotte HARRIS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Clearly (father), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1920 married Doris Annie Hara Te Opokoiri SYMONS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Otago Mounted Rifles & Canterbury Infantry Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1530 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    19yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record

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
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mr. J. Cleary has been advised that his son Edward J. Cleary was wounded on the 15th inst. Trooper Cleary left Gisborne with the 8th Mounted Contingent, in which he was a sergeant, but in order to get to the front he gave up his stripes in Egypt, and joined the Rifle Brigade. He is well known in this district, having been engaged at droving and other farm work, and he was working at Tiniroto when he enlisted. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 14108, 27 September 1916, Page 3
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    30 December 1968 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    82yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 November 2015 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

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