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Howard Walshe Spear

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 682 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 682 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Howard Walshe AWMM
  • Surname
    Spear AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/740 AWMM
    • South African 6146 AWMM
    • South African 7575 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 8 March 1881 Military Personnel file NelsonTasman Military Personnel file
    • 8 March 1881 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
    7th August 1878 Public - Robyn - 1 February 2016 - Provided by Nelson Provincial Musuem
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Care of Mrs McMillan, First Avenue, Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • South African Washington Valley, Nelson AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Lucy Burfield Spear (mother), Ngatitama Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 20 October 1914 AWMM
      Age 33 AWMM
      Clerk Military Personnel file
      AWMM
    • South Africa 23 January 1902 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      Age 20 AWMM
      Tally clerk/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      WaimeaNelson Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 8 June 1915 AWMM Trooper Military Personnel file

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • His father was named Frederick Spear. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 8 February 1952 Military Personnel file
      Age 70 AWMM
      ChristchurchCanterbury Military Personnel file
    • 8 February 1952 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 71 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8th February 1952 Public - Robyn - 1 February 2016 - family papers
  • Age at death
    71 years Public - Robyn - 1 February 2016 - Family papers
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Canterbury Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • 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
  • Documents
    • This record as partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 682 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
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