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Ernest Harold Fountain

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Fountain AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/572 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 May 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 42 Ann Street, Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.H. Fountain, 5 Albert Street, Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/572 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 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      156 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Albert Otago Fountain and Amy Fountain of 42 Ann St., Roslyn, Dunedin

    Killed in action, Gallipoli, 27 April 1915.

    Parents: Albert Otago Fountain and Amy Fountain, 42 Ann Street, Roslyn, Dunedin AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 27 April 1915 AWMM
      Age 27 AWMM
      GallipoliTurkey AWMM
    • 7 April 1915 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 27 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 59, Plot 26 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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  • Not forgotten. RIP.
    Public - Madeleine - Other relative - 29 January 2016
    Report 

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 September 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
29 January 2016MadeleineAucklandOther relative

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