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Lawrence Manson Askew

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lawrence Manson AWMM
  • Surname
    Askew AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    21640 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 July 1895 AWMM RiwakaTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
    9 July 1895 Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - Military personnel file
  • Place of birth
    Riwaka Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - Military personnel file
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Manson Askew (father), Riwaka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    21640 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lawrence Askew was the son of Samuel Manson Askew and Margaret Askew of Riwaka, Nelson. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 April 1918 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Colincamps Communal Cemetery, Somme, France AWMM South of Crucifix AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Riwaka Memorial Reserve, corner of State Highway 60 and School Road, Riwaka, Tasman District AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • So many lives and so young, we remember our Great Uncle
    Public - Tania - Other Relative - 4 May 2015
  • Great Uncle died age 21 born 1897. Died on the same date as his great niece Tiffanie Askew was born .April 23.
    Public - Keith - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • lest we forget - great uncle Lawrence
    Public - Steven Askew - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • A poppy of remembrance for my great-uncle.
    Public - Lynn Howard - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
  • I leave this poppy in memory of my uncle, Lawrence Manson Askew.
    Public - Trudi Jane - Other Relative - 29 January 2015

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
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04 May 2015TaniaNew ZealandOther Relative
30 April 2015michael mansonUpper hutt new zealandOther Relative
25 April 2015KeithMareeba AustraliaOther Relative
25 April 2015Steven AskewUpper Hutt NZOther Relative
23 April 2015Lynn HowardNelson, New ZealandOther Relative