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Claude Cecil Avery

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Atkinson H. - Avery C.C. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Atkinson H. - Avery C.C. (photo J H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Avery AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1544 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1 November 1875 AWMM
    • 1 November 1875 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1 November 1875 Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - Military personnel file
  • Place of birth
    Spring Grove Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - Military personnel file
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Frankton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Ann Avery (mother), Shelbourne Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1544 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Claude Avery was the son of John and Mary Ann Avery, of Spring Grove, Nelson. Also served in Egypt and Gallipoli. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 41 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    War memorials at Brightwater and Spring Grove Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - audit of regional war memorials combined with local research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3223 AWMM

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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: 25 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 September 2017PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
26 September 2015AWMMAucklandOther

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