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Harold Levi Elon Hambling

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Levi Elon AWMM
  • Surname
    Hambling AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 44481 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 April 1884 AWMM WoodvilleWoodville AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Levi Hambling (father), Woodville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 April 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 44481 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Sling Camp, England AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 5 December 1916 AWMM Carpenter/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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  • Hambling joined the 3 Battalion, Wellington Regiment, 7 Company in July 1917 in preparation for the attack on Basseville. (Church, p.189)

    Hambling survived the Front for two months. He was wounded in action on 3 October during the 3 Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele). He received gunshot wounds to his left leg and thigh and it was necessary for the left leg to be amputated at a base hospital in Rouen. (Church, p.189)

    Arrived at No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst on 5 December 1917, his health did not improve. Died of his wounds in February. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 February 1918 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 1, Grave 15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Woodville War Memorial, Fountaine Square, Woodville, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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