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Claude Tasman Whittleston

HMNZT 1 - Pull-thro' : with which is incorporated The Noumea nightmare, the Suva sendoff, and Samoa sun : the unofficial organ of the Advance Party of the N.Z. Expeditionary Force, Apia, Samoa. -- [Apia, Samoa] : Literary Committee of the Advance Party of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force : 1914- No Known Copyright Restrictions

HMNZT 1 - Pull-thro' : with which is incorporated The Noumea nightmare, the Suva sendoff, and Samoa …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Tasman AWMM
  • Surname
    Whittleston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/213 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
    Unknown AWMM Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H. Whittleston (father), Green Island, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/213 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 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    • Kaikoura War Memorial, 34 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300 AWMM
    • Kaikoura Anglican Church, 29 Torquay St, Kaikoura AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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