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George Henry McDermid

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 440 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 440 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    McDermid AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/313 AWMM
    • WWII 2/26/29 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Weber, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.G. McDermid (father), High Street, Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


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
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • Medals Reunited NZ was passed the Dog Tag of 11/313 Pte GH McDermid, WMR, MGS, in order to research and find a possible family link to return the item to. The Dog Tag had been found in the personal possessions of the first contributors deceased father, also a WW1 serviceman, possibly from the same unit? The Dog Tag of Pte McDermid appears to be a 10 Qirsh Egyptian coin that has had one side ground off and the following military details stamped/engraved onto the coin - NZ FORCES 11/313 P GH McDERM-ID WMR . M.G.S. (P = Pte or Private, and M.G.S. = Machine Gun Section) The tag has a 36 cm knotted loop of brown parcel string attached through which were threaded 3 x small (approx 1 cm) glass-like rings or beads - 2 x amber material and 1 x bluish-turquoise (could possibly be of Bronze Age origin ?) Despite the absence of a military service file on Cenotaph for Pte McDermid, I was abl
    Public - - Ian D. Martyn - Researcher - 1 March 2015
  • I am in possession of GH McDermids. ID Tag complete with rosary beads. My grandfather who was also in the Wellington Mounted Rifles in Egypt brought it home with him. I would like to give the ID tag back to the family.
    Public - Ian - 10 February 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 440 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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01 March - Ian D. MartynChristchurchResearcher
10 February 2015IanHawkes BayOther

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