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Jagt Singh

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  • Service number
    • WWI 11/1011 AWMM
    • WWI 13/1011a AWMM
  • Also known as
    Soldier Singh AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Jagt Singh required for Certificate of Registration under the Immigration Restriction Amendment Act. 1920. 5th May 1921. Archives New Zealand R7817714. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jagt AWMM
  • Surname
    Singh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Soldier Singh AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/1011 AWMM
    • WWI 13/1011a AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Sikh AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1889 AWMM PunjabIndia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Manakau AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Sanwan Singh (father), Shaukar, Punjab, India AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/1011 AWMM
    • WWI 13/1011a AWMM
  • Military service
    20th Deccan Horse AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 December 1914 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Sawmill hand/Civilian 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
    • 14 July 1915 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in lower extremities. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Recurring appendicitis AWMM
    • Tattoos, WWI AWMM
      Tattoo marks both forearms AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Name is recorded as Tagt Singh in Nominal Rolls, as Jagt Singh in Archives New Zealand. Listed as Tagt in the New Zealand Society of Genealogists "New Zealand World War I Service Personnel & Reserves Index/"

    Featured in the diary of Lieutenant Colonel James McCaroll of the North Auckland Mounted rifles: "We came under machine gun and artillery fire, so we had to steady up. The Regiment H.Q. reached a small knoll and we dismounted and had a look and here was the whole Turkish force on the move back - we were within hundred yards of them, so I ordered all to retrieve...to the horse mount and get back. I behind a bush, then Jagt Sing[h] came up with my horse. I can tell you I got mounted in record time." AWMM
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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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23 August 2018EllaAuckland, NZResearcher
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