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Rupert Wensley Shirley

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  • Service number
    • WWI 24/281 AWMM
    • WWI 1/141 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Rifle Brigade & Samoan Advance Party Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 659 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 659 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rupert Wensley AWMM
  • Surname
    Shirley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/281 AWMM
    • WWI 1/141 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 February 1894 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    9 February 1894 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Napier NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Thomas Edward SHIRLEY & Jane nee' FORBES Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Lighthouse Road, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 T.E. Shirley (father), Lighthouse Road, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1930 married Mary Catherine LEAHEY Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Australasian, Egyptian, Egyptian EF, Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Rifle Brigade & Samoan Advance Party Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/281 AWMM
    • WWI 1/141 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
    • 9 Aug 1914 at Wellington
      28 Apr 1915 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer for J B Williams, Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    (1) 20yrs 7mths & (2) 21yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record

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
    Warrant Officer / 2 (W/O II) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 February 1983 Public Source
  • Date of death
    4 February 1983 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Wellington City Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    88yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Wellington City Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Wellington, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Wellington City Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Makara Cemetery, Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Wellington City Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    SOLDR Plot 9/F, Record # 13123 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Wellington City Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • 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
    • 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. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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09 August 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher
08 November 2016Lorraine M Gisborne, NZResearcher
12 March 2016AWMMAucklandResearcher

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