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George Hood

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  • Service number
    • WWI 11/270 AWMM
    • WWI 5/270A AWMM
    • 5/270A Public - Brian - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - HOOD, George - WW1 5/270a - Army (R18049478) Archway files
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of George Hood in Royal Flying Corps uniform. Image courtesy of Wairarapa100. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of George Hood in Royal Flying Corps uniform. Image courtesy of Wairarapa100. Image may be …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Hood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/270 AWMM
    • WWI 5/270A AWMM
    • 5/270A Public - Brian - Researcher - 15 January 2016 - HOOD, George - WW1 5/270a - Army (R18049478) Archway files
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 June 1891 AWMM MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Upper Plain, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Frank Hood, Upper Plain, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 11 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lost his life in teh first attempt to fly the Tasman sea in 1928 with John 'Scotty' Moncrieff. The Hood aerodrome in Masterton is named after George Hood.

    Listed as 5/270a in military personnel file and 11/270 in the Nominal Roll.

    Nominated for training in officer cadet unit for Imperial Commissions. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1928 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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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: 339 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
    • HMNZT 6. Orari tatler : a souvenir of the voyage of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force from Wellington to Alexandria, Oct. 16th-Dec. 3rd, 1914. (1915). [Cairo, Egypt]: Whitehead, Morris and Co. (Egypt) Ltd. AWMM

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15 January 2016BrianParaparaumuResearcher

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