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Edgar Tregoning Beaumont

Portrait of Edgar Tregoning Beaumont. Image courtesy of F. Wakefield, SCRoll Project, South Canterbury Museum. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Edgar Tregoning Beaumont. Image courtesy of F. Wakefield, SCRoll Project, South Canterbu …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Tregoning AWMM
  • Surname
    Beaumont AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1083 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 July 1892 BDM 1981/27053
  • Date of birth
    30 July 1892 Public - Fern - Other relative - 27 September 2016 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Fern - Other relative - 27 September 2016 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    Second child of William David and Emma Jane Beaumont. Named Edgar for his father's youngest brother Public - Fern - Other relative - 27 September 2016 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W. D. Beaumont (father), 15 Wahianui Road, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1083 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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  • Embarkation details
    • WW1 5 February 1916 AWMM from AWMM
      HMNZT 42 or HMNZT 43 or HMNZT 44 AWMM Vessel was Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua AWMM Sergeant AWMM 4th Battalion, C Company AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM
    • Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXV, Issue 8236, 6 September 1915, Page 4
      Lieutenant M. H. R. Jones and Corporal E. T. Beaumont leave tonight by the second express, en route to Trentham, where they will go into training for service at the front.
      The employees of Messrs W. H. Higgins and Co.
      gathered "around the stone" on Saturday evening to say au revoir to Corporal E. T. Beaumont, prior to his departure for Trentham, where he is to join the Trentham Regiment (Earl of Liverpool's Own.") In presenti Public - Fern - Other relative - 27 September 2016 - Ashburton Guardian newspaper

Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    24 September 1981 BDM 1981/27053
    Age 90 AWMM
    Lower HuttWellington BDM 1981/27053
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  • To my much loved Grand dad. Always proud and loved to be around you. I miss you.
    Public - Julie - Direct descendant - 12 March 2020



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12 March 2020JulieSapphire Beach AustraliaDirect descendant
27 September 2016FernChristchurch, New ZealandOther relative

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