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Ray Freeman

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Portrait, Private Ray Freeman (10/2142) from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phil Beattie & Matt Pomeroy. No known copyright restrictions.

Portrait, Private Ray Freeman (10/2142) from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ray AWMM
  • Surname
    Freeman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2142 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    14 July 1894 Public - Peter - Researcher - 24 October 2017 - Military records
  • Place of birth
    Sydney Australia Public - Peter - Researcher - 24 October 2017 - Military records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs R. Freeman (mother), 15 Parau Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2142 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
    MID. L.G. 28 May 1918, p6204, Rec No 1843. Honours despatch for the period 22nd September 1917, to 24th February 1918 (inclusive). AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alfred James and Robina Freeman, of 100, Waimea St., Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 May 1918 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Favreuil British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM I. A. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Gisborne War Memorial Public - Peter - Researcher - 24 October 2017 - NZ History war memorial images on-line

Roll of Honour

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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
      Vol1: 247 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. 3: Includes portrait 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
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 October 2017PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
30 December 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher

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