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Edwin George

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edwin AWMM
  • Surname
    George AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25/631 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 W.H. George (father), Naseby, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/631 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Miner/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
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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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  • Edwin George was the son of Walter Henry and Elizabeth McGinnell George, of Home Valley, Naseby, Otago, New Zealand.

    From Little Kyeburn. Worked as miner in the Nevis before the war alongside his brothers, Wattie and Philip George. Source: Louise Joyce, Take me to the Nevis, 2019.

    New Zealand at the Front (a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Bannockburn Memorial Gates, the Domain, Bannockburn, Otago AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Blast : the magazine of the Third Battalion of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. John Long Ltd. ; [On board ship] : [H.M.N.Z.T. No. 42, Ulimaroa] AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 15 AWMM
    • The D3 : the unofficial squeal of D Company 3rd Battalion N.Z.R.B. Magazine of troops on board H.M.N.Z.T. No. 42, 'Ulimaroa'. AWMM
    • Joyce, L. (2019). Take me to the Nevis: gold mining and the people of the Nevis Valley, inspired by the tales of Central Otago high country school teacher Gavine McLean. Clyde, Central Otago, N.Z.: Dunstan Publications. AWMM

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01 January 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
16 January 2019AllanRotoruaResearcher

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