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Augustus Alfred Beecher Tegner

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 716 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 716 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Augustus Alfred Beecher AWMM
  • Surname
    Tegner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Becher AWMM
    • Augustus Alfred Becher AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/154 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 March 1889 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Pohonui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre Feb 1917 AWMM Russo Street, Eastbourne, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Clara Tegner (mother), care of Sub-Inspector Marsack, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Clara Tegner (mother), care of G.P.O., Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 8 February 1917 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Suicide, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died on service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Clara Marsack Tegner and Louis Ferdinand Tegner, of Wellington, New Zealand.

    On return to New Zealand he was appointed Temporary Sergeant Major on the strength of the New Zealand Permanent Staff as a Sergeant Instructor in Wellington.

    He was attached to 21st Mounted Rifles to enable him to leave New Zealand and to join the Indian Army. The discharged from NZEF took effect on disembarkation in Bombay, India.

    Middle name appears as both Beecher and Becher in his military personell file and as Becher on nominal roll.
    Manuka then transfer to Morea at Sydney and Mashobra at Bombay for Suez. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    6 March 1918 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
    Suicide AWMM
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Waziriah Area of the Al-Russafa district, Baghdad, Iraq AWMM XII. M. 4. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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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
      Vol1: 716 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      53: 3 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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