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Harry Gilchrist

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Gilchrist AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10813 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 April 1894 AWMM OxfordCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 F. Gilchrist (father), Oxford, North Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    MM: "For bravery in the field (April 1918 Meteren Strazelle)." AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Fredrick and Clara Gilchrist, of Oxford, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 May 1918 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Arneke British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM II. E. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • Attended Anzac Day Dawn Service in Christchurch 2018 and visited the memorial crosses. The very first few I saw included L/Sgt H. Gilchrist MM … a namesake and possible relative. Among all the thousands of crosses, who would have thought I would see his first.
    Public - David - 25 April 2018
  • My great Uncle, found his grave in Belgium 2009
    Public - Raewyn - Direct descendant - 30 July 2016

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2018DavidChristchurch, New ZealandOther
13 March 2018JamieWellingtonResearcher
30 July 2016RaewynChristchurch NZDirect descendant
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