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Albert Forrester

  • Service number
    WWI 16/983 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Albert Barron FORRESTER Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Forenames
    Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Forrester AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Albert Barron FORRESTER Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Service number
    WWI 16/983 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Ngati Porou Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    Abt. 1896 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Alfred Charles FORRESTER and Maud Mutu nee' RATAPU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Maud Pipier (mother), Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • son of Alfred Charles FORRESTER and Maud Mutu nee' RATAPU
      Stepson of Walter Hector PIPER Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 May 2015 - Research
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian E F & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Service number
    WWI 16/983 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Narrow Neck Camp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Albert's Military Record is missing from NZ Archives. Albert Forrester (16/983) has enlisted with G A Fairlie (16/982) as their Regt. Numbers are consecutive
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 AWMM
    • 14 Aug 1915 at Takapuna Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Albert's Military Record is missing from NZ Archives. Albert Forrester (16/983) has enlisted with G A Fairlie (16/982) as their Regt. Numbers are consecutive
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    19yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Estimated

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
    Jan 1916 Reported slightly sick - In Pont de Koubbeh Hospital 9th Jan Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 18, 22 January 1916, Page 7

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
  • Date of death
    7 November 1975 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    79yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 736 : Warrant # 14175 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 14 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • 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: 239 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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08 March 2019AllanRotoruaResearcher
28 May 2015Lorraine MGisborneResearcher
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