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Henare Snowden

  • Service number
    WWI 16/998 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Henare Snowdon AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 680 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 680 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Henare AWMM
  • Surname
    Snowden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Henare Snowdon AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/998 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    28 October 1885 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Maropiu, Dargaville Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Mrs Mary Snowden of Maropiu Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Snowden (mother), Maropia, Northern Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/998 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 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 - 23 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 22 Aug 1915 at Takapuna Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bushman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    30yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 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
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    8 January 1959 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    74yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Dargaville, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7819768
    Further Reference
  • 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: 680 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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