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Ernest Winsloe George

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  • Service number
    • WWI 8/3267 AWMM
    • WWII 807495 AWMM
    • 807495 (WWII) Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Headstone and
      Military personnel file; http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24056525&digital=yes
  • Also known as
    Ernest Winslow AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of Lieutenant Ernest Winsloe George, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 5 / F2100 9. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Lieutenant Ernest Winsloe George, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 5 / F2100 9. Image is …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Winsloe AWMM
  • Surname
    George AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ernest Winslow AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 8/3267 AWMM
    • WWII 807495 AWMM
    • 807495 (WWII) Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Headstone and
      Military personnel file; http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24056525&digital=yes
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 January 1890 Personnel file BluffSouthland Personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 20 Island Terrace, Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 G.R. George (father), Secretary, Harbour Board, Bluff, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 8/3267 AWMM
    • WWII 807495 AWMM
    • 807495 (WWII) Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Headstone and
      Military personnel file; http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24056525&digital=yes
  • Military service
    Bluff Coast Guards AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    2 April 1919 AWMM
    Awarded for conspicuous gallantry, on the night of 23-24 October 1918 2nd Lieutenant Ernest W George 3rd Field Company New Zealand Engineers, was detailed to construct a bridge over the St Georges River. At Pont-a-Pierres, the Crossing was subjected to a very heavy shell fire and his party was driven off the bridge three times. But by his coolness and courage he kept his men together and completed the bridge in time. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Did not embark in WW2, served as Lieutenant-Colonel as part of temporary staff in New Zealand AWMM
    • For further family and funeral information see https://flic.kr/p/omu8KX Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - My own research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 May 1946 Personnel file
  • Date of death
    28 May 1946 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Headstone
  • Age at death
    56 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Headstone
  • Place of death
    Christchurch Public Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24056525&digital=yes
  • Cause of death
    • Killed on Active Service AWMM
    • Diabetes Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24056525&digital=yes
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bromley Cemetery, corner of Keighleys and Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block 4G, RSA Plot 2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Bromley Cemetery, corner of Keighleys and Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Personal visit
  • Grave reference
    Block 4G RSA Plot 2 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Christchurch City Council online cemeteries database; http://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/interment.asp?id=112413
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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02 August 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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