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Samuel Anthony Gospodnetich

Headstone of Private Samuel Anthony Gospodnetich (22401). Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECL9923). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Samuel Anthony Gospodnetich (22401). Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel Anthony AWMM
  • Surname
    Gospodnetich AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22401 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T. Gospodnetich (father), Tarakohe Cement-works, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22401 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Samuel Gospodnetich was the son of Frank and Sarah Elizabeth Gospodnetich, of Waimangaroa, New Zealand. AWMM
    • I have photos of Franci and Sarah; as well as Samuel if you would like a copy - please email me. Kind regards. Public - Kathleen - Other relative - 25 May 2017 - Family Tree


About death

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  • Death
    7 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXVII. D. 2. AWMM
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  • I have a photo of Anthony Samuel Gospodnetich as a young man - and also a photo of his gravestone in Belgium. Please email me if you would like a copy. Thanks.
    Public - Kathleen - Other relative - 25 May 2017
  • Samuel Gospodnetich and other Dalmatian soldiers are being recorded in my next book called Pioneer Dalmatian Settlers of the Far North. A young man in the prime of life butchered in war, so tragic.
    Public - Kaye - Researcher - 20 April 2017



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25 May 2017KathleenNelson, New ZealandOther relative
20 April 2017KayeKaingaroa - Far NorthResearcher

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