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Richard Shields

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Canterbury Section, 2nd Company NZMGC, August 1916. Canterbury Section 2nd Coy N.Z.M.G.C Absent Lt. Mawson, Pvt Nant, Corbett. 4 Back Row Coup, Gunion, Coleman, W Blackie. McNamara, W. J. Norton, T. L. Hazleton. Middle Row, T. Smith, Mohr, E Pope, E. Carr, N. M. McQueen, W. Mansfield, G Clark, P. Kennedy, D. R. McLean, G Woodhead, R. L. Lloyd. Sitting J Geddes, C. J. Dugdale, F Little, Archibald, T. M O’Leary J Anderson, Lt Hayhurst, Lt Ashby, O. Blackie, B. Blackie, Shields J Walsh, C Coles, R Gillespie. Front Row. Hobcroft, P. J. Gaffney, Thomason Wyatt, T Rainey, V McNamara, Gould, Gluyas, J Bishop, G Hatton At Picquigny on way to Somme August 1916. Letters to family. Ref: MS-Papers-6406-2. Alexander MS-Papers-6406-2_001_R. /records/22894582

Canterbury Section, 2nd Company NZMGC, August 1916. Canterbury Section 2nd Coy N.Z.M.G.C Absent Lt. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Shields AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3460 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
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  • Waka
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 March 1892 Family source BulliNew South Wales Family source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Mangawai, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 H. Shields (father), Riverhead, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3460 AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of Injury: C.P.D.I. Percent of disability: 25 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

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  • Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): 119 Franklyn Road, Auckland. AWMM

Death

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    8 April 1940 Family source
    Age 47 AWMM
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    Plot 24, Row 2, Service Persons Area G, Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland AWMM
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Sources

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  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 659 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family 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. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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