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George Findlay

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Findlay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1777 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    18 September 1894 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File
  • Place of birth
    Nelson Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File
  • Birth notes
    Son of William & Mrs S. Findlay - of Auckland. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File
  • Address before enlistment
    Grey Lynn, Auckland. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Findlay (mother), 31 Murdoch Road, 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 4/1777 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Gasfitter - with Auckland Gas Company. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File
  • Age on enlistment
    21 years Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File

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
    Wounded in action 5 May 1917. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Enlisted same day as his brother Sapper John Kirk Findlay : NZEF 4/1778. The brothers were issued with consecutive service numbers.
    George served Egypt (1916); France & Belgium (1917-1918).
    Remembered - with his brother John - at his birth place of Nelson - on the World War 1 'Wall of Remembrance' at Founders Park, Nelson City - which commemorates the 3600+ Nelson & Districts born service men and women who served in World War 1. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    20 April 1981 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Auckland Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 19 November 2018 - Military File
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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19 November 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
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