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Gertrude Liepst

  • Service number
    WWI 22/246 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Army Nurses Service Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 417 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 417 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gertrude AWMM
  • Surname
    Liepst AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/246 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    25 January 1881 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Place of birth
    Denmark Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Birth notes
    Alfred Ferdinand & Cecilia LIEPST Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Private Hospital, Waipawa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    1919: Huia St Hospital, Taihape
    1925: Alexandra Home, Wgtn
    1930's: Gisborne Hospital Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Alfred Liepst, Hastings Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Citadel Military Hospital, Cairo; ship HS Assaye; 45 Stationary Hospital & 69th Gen Hospital, Belah Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
    • 78th Gen Hospital, Hadra; ship HS Unlimaroa to NZ (with Draft #271) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Army Nurses Service Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 22/246 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1912 passed state examination of Nursing; trained at Mercury Bay, Coromandel Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 AWMM
    • 3 December 1915 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Nurse at Dr Dick South's Private Hospital, Waipawa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Age on enlistment
    34yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record & Research

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
    Sister Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    22 March 1949 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Hastings Cemetery Records, Hastings
  • Age at death
    68yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Hastings Cemetery Records, Hastings
  • Place of death
    Napier, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Hastings Cemetery Records, Hastings
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Hastings Cemetery, Hastings Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Hastings Cemetery Records, Hastings
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot B13 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Hastings Cemetery Records, Hastings
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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: 417 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM

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30 November 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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