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Owen Rees Self

1/4 portrait of Trooper Owen Rees Self, Reg No 9/1235, of the Otago Mounted Rifles, 6th Reinforcements. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1915). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-S1020. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Trooper Owen Rees Self, Reg No 9/1235, of the Otago Mounted Rifles, 6th Reinforcemen …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen Rees AWMM
  • Surname
    Self AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1235 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
    Unknown AWMM Hackett Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J.R. Self (father), Hackett Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Mentioned in letter, 3 June 1917 written from France by William Mandeno Smallfield (17735) to his mother " A few days ago I met Owen Self. He is in the Pioneers, and is looking very well. " AWMM MS 2007/37 AWMM
    • Deaths: husband of Patricia; father of John Public - Elli - Researcher - 24 June 2020 - Newspaper: New Zealand Herald (Auckland), 16apr1988, section 8/p16

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 April 1988 Public Source
  • Date of death
    13 April 1988 Public - Elli - Researcher - 24 June 2020 - Newspaper: New Zealand Herald (Auckland), 16apr1988, section 8/p16
  • Age at death
    92 years Public - Elli - Researcher - 24 June 2020 - Newspaper: New Zealand Herald (Auckland), 16apr1988, section 8/p16
  • Place of death
    North Shore, Auckland Public - Elli - Researcher - 24 June 2020 - Newspaper: New Zealand Herald (Auckland), 16apr1988, section 8/p16
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Papatoetoe Public - Elli - Researcher - 24 June 2020 - Newspaper: New Zealand Herald (Auckland), 16apr1988, section 8/p16
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, 65 Jervois Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Military Personnel file AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 652 AWMM
    • Smallfield, William Mandeno. War letters, diaries and papers, 1916 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2007/37. 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

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