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Otto Meuli

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Photograph of Trooper Otto Meuli 11/459. Image kindly provided by Lisa Moloney (June 2017). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Trooper Otto Meuli 11/459. Image kindly provided by Lisa Moloney (June 2017). Image ha …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Otto AWMM
  • Surname
    Meuli AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/459 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1878 AWMM
    • 1878 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1878 Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family
  • Place of birth
    Nufenen, Switzerland Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Toko, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farrier Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Edward Meuli (brother), Huiroa, via New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married Vera Locker after the war and lived in Patea, Taranaki Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/459 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Towards the end of the war Otto was awarded a citation for bravery after he persuaded some German soldiers to surrender by talking to them in their native language. The certificate recognising this act of bravery was personally signed by the British Minister of War, Winston Churchill. Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farrier Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1951 Public Source
  • Date of death
    1951 Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family
  • Age at death
    73 Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family
  • Place of death
    Patea Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family
  • Cause of death
    Heart attack Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Patea Cemetary Public - Lisa - Direct descendant - 24 June 2017 - Family
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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: 500 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
    • 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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24 June 2017LisaAucklandDirect descendant

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