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Joseph Gustave Lay

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 409 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 409 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Gustave AWMM
  • Surname
    Lay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Joseph Gustav Lay AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1771 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 February 1880 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 11 January 1915 AWMM Wallacetown, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs West (mother), 174 Crinan Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1771 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 11 January 1915 AWMM OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Name Gustave also spelled as Gustav. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    24 June 1951 AWMM
    Age 71 AWMM
    OtautauSouthland 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



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  • Memorial name
    Wallacetown School War Memorial, 34 Mauchline St, Wallacetown AWMM

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  • Granddad Joseph, I never met you but wish I did. You were a very brave man and can not ever understand what all you went through fighting, but am very proud of your bravery. I have the privilege of your name Joseph, with love Steve Lawson
    Public - gail - Direct descendant - 27 October 2016



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13 March 2016Jennefer Grace InvercargillChild
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