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Edgar Roydon Norgrove

  • Service number
    WWI 6/3119 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Ted Norgrove Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family oral history
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Borough of Blenheim Great War Roll of Honour. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Roydon AWMM
  • Surname
    Norgrove AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ted Norgrove Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family oral history
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3119 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family oral history
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family oral history
    Also attestation form on enlistment from military personnel file

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    21 August 1878 Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records
  • Place of birth
    Havelock, New Zealand Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records
  • Birth notes
    Eldest son of Oscar Alfred Norgrove and Edith Norgrove (nee Brook) Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Redwood Street, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
    • 32 Redwood Street
      Blenheim
      New Zealand Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records - the house didn't have a street number until some time after the war
  • Post war occupation
    Carpenter Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family oral history - he returned to work for Billy Carr after the war.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs E. Norgrove (mother), Redwood Street, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Edith Norgrove (mother)
      32 Redwood Street
      Blenheim
      New Zealand Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records - the house didn't have a street number until some time after the war
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Prior to 1921 - single
      8 August 1921 - married Mary Ann Annand Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3119 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 7th Canterbury Reinforcements; 2nd Bn Canterbury Regiment 12 Company Public - Helen - Other Relative - 12 April 2015 - Military personnel file
    • Egypt; France Public - Helen - Other Relative - 12 April 2015 - Military personnel file
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-15 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory medal Public - Helen - Other Relative - 12 April 2015 - Military personnel file

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Carpenter Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Enlistment attestation on military personnel file. He worked for Billy Carr, who had a hardware shop and building business in Blenheim.
  • Age on enlistment
    36 Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Military personnel file

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
    • Wounded - legs Sept 1916 - 45 days in hospital Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Military personnel file
    • Slightly wounded 7 June 1917 - remained with unit Public - Helen - Other Relative - 12 April 2015 - Military personnel file
    • Military Hospital Fargo 20-25 June 1918 - influenza Public - Helen - Other Relative - 12 April 2015 - Military personnel file

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Military personnel file

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edgar Norgrove worked for Billy Carr, who had a hardware store and building firm in Blenheim. Four of Carr's workers enlisted together - Ray Dunckley, brothers John and Martin Burton, and my grandfather, Edgar Norgrove. Ray and my grandfather also worked together as members of the Blenheim Volunteer Fire Brigade. Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family oral history.
    Staff. (10 July 1915), "Sweet Sorrow" - Volunteers Farewelled. Marlborough Express, p.8.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    14 July 1964 Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records
  • Age at death
    85 Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records
  • Place of death
    Blenheim New Zealand Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records
  • Cause of death
    Age Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family records
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Omaka Cemetery, Blenheim Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family oral history
  • Grave reference
    Block 14, plot 12 Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Marlborough District Council cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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12 April 2015HelenWellington, New ZealandOther Relative
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