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George Henry Elstone

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Photograph of Sergeant George Henry Elstone, 8/1973. Image kindly provided by Owen Wallbutton (January 2019). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Sergeant George Henry Elstone, 8/1973. Image kindly provided by Owen Wallbutton (Janua …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Elstone AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1973 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 December 1889 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Warkworth House, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Became a Trainee teacher under the Government plan to get returned serviceman into teaching.He began Public - owen paul - Other Relative - 17 February 2015 - research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 D. Elstone (father), 37 Bramwell Terrace, Clapham, London AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1973 AWMM
  • Military service
    1905-1911 India 30th East Lancashire Regiment Public - owen paul - Other Relative - 18 February 2015 - Enlist papers under previous military service and family research
  • 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Upon arrival in NZ in 1912 George worked for the Westport Coal Company in Auckland Public - owen paul - Other Relative - 17 February 2015 - family papers
  • 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
    7 December 1940 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

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
18 February 2015owen paulPalmerston NOrthOther Relative
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