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Percy Simeon Shearman

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    • WWI 16/1385 AWMM
    • WWI 16/1385a AWMM
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Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions
Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

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    Percy Simeon AWMM
  • Surname
    Shearman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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    • WWI 16/1385 AWMM
    • WWI 16/1385a AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 March 1890 AWMM ManganuiWaikato AWMM
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    WW1 Mrs S. Shearman (mother), Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
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Service

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Serial Number appears as 16/1385 in Nominal Rolls, as 16/1385A in Archives New Zealand

    Served as an interpreter for the transfer of Cook Islanders to Egypt. Embarked for Egypt on HMT Canberra, and arrived in Alexandria in August 1918, he was posted to the Rarotongan compay as the Company medical orderly. Embarked for Australia per SS Malta and attached for duty in quarantine in Fremantle Australia. He worked as a medical attendant to care and act as an interpreter for 16 soldiers including 13 rarotongans. Discharged in July 1919, and returned to Rarotonga, where he was active in the Cook Islands RSA in the mid 1920s. AWMM
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Death

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    21 February 1953 AWMM
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Sources

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    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      25: 4 AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
      p. 202 AWMM