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Alfred Lewis Garbett

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Lewis AWMM
  • Surname
    Garbett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Louis AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/994 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 August 1894 AWMM LyellWest Coast AWMM
  • Date of birth
    30 August 1894 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 6 October 2016 - Military File of Rifleman Alfred L. Garbett - Auckland Cenotaph.
  • Place of birth
    Lyell, Buller, West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 6 October 2016 - Military File of Rifleman Alfred L. Garbett - Auckland Cenotaph.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Murchison, Nelson Region. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 6 October 2016 - Military File of Rifleman Alfred L. Garbett - Auckland Cenotaph.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Downie (sister), Murchison, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/994 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Storeman/Civilian AWMM
    • 14 October 1915 - at Trentham Military Training Camp, Wellington District. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 6 October 2016 - Military File
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Storeman - at Murchison, Nelson Region. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 6 October 2016 - Military File of Rifleman Alfred L. Garbett - Auckland Cenotaph.
  • Age on enlistment
    21 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 6 October 2016 - Military 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Alfred Garbett was the son of Eleanor Jackson (formerly Garbett), of 43 Sutherland Rd., Melrose, Wellington, New Zealand. Native of Lyell, Westport.

      Middle name spelled Lewis in Nominal Roll and spelled Louis in Archway. AWMM
    • Brother of Rifleman Amos H. Garbett (service # 18986) of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, NZEF - who was killed in action - 7 June 1917 - at Ypres, Belgium. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 6 October 2016 - Military file of Rifleman Amos H. Garbett - Auckland Cenotaph.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 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
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 26 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM

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06 October 2016JeniferWairarapa New ZealandResearcher
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