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Samuel Greer

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Portrait of Private Samuel Greer of Grey Lynn, Auckland, who was wounded in World War I. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19170329-45-31.

Portrait of Private Samuel Greer of Grey Lynn, Auckland, who was wounded in World War I. Image kindl …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Greer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 18792 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 August 1895 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Greer (mother), 16 Williamson Avenue, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 18792 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 Bricklayer/Civilian 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Samuel Greer was the son of Samuel and Margaret Greer, of Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 March 1917 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, France AWMM VIII. A. 184. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • The man you have pictured as Samuel Greer 18792 , is in fact Samuel Greer 6/2143 . There is also a photo of 18792 at the Onward Project vol 4 and the AWN website to confirm that the man you have pictured is not 18792.I have photos of 6/2143 as a child that match his features
    Public - Iain - Researcher - 24 March 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      37: 5 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
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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24 March 2020Iain New Zealand Researcher

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