condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white
Alert!

Auckland Museum is temporarily closed

Auckland Museum is closed to visitors until further notice, in step with our country's efforts to limit the transmission of Covid-19. Our website remains open for you to browse. Visit Auckland Museum At Home.

Herbert Richard Simeon

-
  • Service number
    • South African 406 AWMM
    • South African 8160 AWMM
    • WWI 19/325 AWMM
    • WWI 12952 AWMM
    • Johannesburg MR #1130; 7th Cngt #6393; 9th Cngt #8160; B Coy #10/325A; Samoa R Unit #19/325; Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 2nd Btn Auckland Inf Regt # 12952 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles & NZEF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 662 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 662 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Herbert Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Simeon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 406 AWMM
    • South African 8160 AWMM
    • WWI 19/325 AWMM
    • WWI 12952 AWMM
    • Johannesburg MR #1130; 7th Cngt #6393; 9th Cngt #8160; B Coy #10/325A; Samoa R Unit #19/325; Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 2nd Btn Auckland Inf Regt # 12952 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    • 25 January 1869 AWMM
    • 25 January 1869 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 25 January 1869 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    25 January 1869 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Deli India Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Edward Simeon & Lavina (nee' Willows) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - http://www.thepeerage.com/p57692.htm
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Moyan's Lodge, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Surveyor for NZ Govt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs H.R. Simeon (wife), Moyan's Lodge, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 27 March 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
    • Pre SA War - single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal, Egyptian E F, Western Europe Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles & NZEF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • South African 406 AWMM
    • South African 8160 AWMM
    • WWI 19/325 AWMM
    • WWI 12952 AWMM
    • Johannesburg MR #1130; 7th Cngt #6393; 9th Cngt #8160; B Coy #10/325A; Samoa R Unit #19/325; Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 2nd Btn Auckland Inf Regt # 12952 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
    Johannesburgh Mounted Rifles & Volunteer Composite Regt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    pre SA War: Surveyor's assistant
    pre WWI: Surveyor for NZ Govt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    SA War 40 yrs; WWI 45yrs 11 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank
    SA War = Corporal
    WWI = Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    • 10 February 1926 AWMM
    • 10 February 1926 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 58 AWMM
  • Date of death
    11 November 1926 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military record
  • Age at death
    68 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Place of death
    Greymouth, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Greymouth Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Herbert Richard Simeon by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Herbert Richard Simeon

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 662 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 July 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.