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Harold Wakefield Babe

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Portrait (provided by David Simpkin) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait (provided by David Simpkin) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Wakefield AWMM
  • Surname
    Babe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25175 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 October 1891 AWMM WaikiekieKaipara AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas Babe (father), Waikiekie, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25175 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 Farmer/Civilian 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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    • Son of Thomas Christie and Fanny Eliza Babe, of Yates Road, Otahuhu, Auckland AWMM
    • Thomas and Fanny BABE are buried in Mangere Lawn Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand.
      https://flic.kr/p/8hh6YM
      So is Harold's sister Victoria
      https://flic.kr/p/8hkn1s Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 20 July 2015 - My own photographs
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance 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
    • Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Waikiekie War Memorial, located on the Waikiekie Cemetery Gates. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 7 October 2018 - WW1 Memorial search

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 16 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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20 July 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
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