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George Elger

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 212 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 212 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Elger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1618 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 June 1883 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Elger (father), Saint Anthony, Port Scathe, Cornwall, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1618 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      161 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.

    Admitted to No 1 NZ Stationary hospital, Port Said, 27 July 1915 (dysentery); reported dangerously ill (enteric), 30 July 1915; removed from dangerous list, 9 August 1915; transferred to Enteric Convalescent Camp, Port Said, 17 September 1915.
    Transferred to England, 6 November 1915, and admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol, 19 November 1915; discharged to NZ Command Depot, Hornchurch, 17 May 1916.
    Appointed Lance Corporal while employed with Detention Staff, Hornchurch, 14 June 1916; relinquished appointment as Lance Corporal, 22 June 1916.
    Admitted to Addington Park Hospital, Croydon, 23 June 1916; transferred to 4th General Hospital, London, 8 August 1916; to NZ Convalescent Camp, Hornchurch, 5 September 1916; discharged to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 12 September 1916.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 2 January 1917 (dysentery);
    Classified as unfit (chronic general debility) by Medical Board, 30 January 1917.
    Discharged in England, 22 February 1917.
    Total war service: 2 years 57 days (of which 2 years 9 days were abroad) AWMM
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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

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: 212 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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