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Hector Dean

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Portrait of Sergeant Hector Dean, Military Medal. Archives New Zealand, R20996357. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sergeant Hector Dean, Military Medal. Archives New Zealand, R20996357. Image has no know …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hector AWMM
  • Surname
    Dean AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/113 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 19 December 1894 AWMM
    • 19 December 1897 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    19 December 1897 Public - Louisa Susan - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - Birth certificate,
  • Place of birth
    Awanui, Northland Public - Louisa Susan - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - Birth certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 39 College Hill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    labourer/ bushman Public - Louisa Susan - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - family lore, electoral roll
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Mary Stephenson (mother), 39 College Hill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Son of William Francis DEAN and Mary Ann nee DEAN. Widowed mother remarried to Robert STEPHENSON Public - Louisa Susan - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - Family papers
    • Brothers Marwood and Walter DEAN, and cousins Edward James and Thomas DEAN also saw service Public - Louisa Susan - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - family lore and papers
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM
    • Single, married 1935 Public - Louisa Susan - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - family papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/113 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    • Military Medal (MM) - awarded 31 October 1917 - for 'Acts of Gallantry in the Field'. (Ref: NZEF Orders List # 53; 31 October 1917. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 25 July 2017 - Military File

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Rifleman 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 February 1974 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    76 years Public - Louisa Susan - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - Death certificate
  • Place of death
    Auckland Hospital, residence Falt 3, 3247 Great North Rd, New Lynn Public - Louisa Susan - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - Death Certificate
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery Public - Louisa Susan - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - Death Certificate
  • 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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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 182 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 October 2018Louisa SusanPAPAKURAOther relative
25 July 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
27 July 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher

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