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Ernest Jonathan Harris

Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) erected at the site of the original burials to remember those who died 14 November 1917 from Powles, C.G. (1922). p. 264 - No known copyright restrictions

Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) erected at the site of the original burials to remember those w …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Jonathan AWMM
  • Surname
    Harris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2201 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    February 20, 1897 Public - Rosanne - Other relative - 6 November 2018 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    Te Awamutu Public - Rosanne - Other relative - 6 November 2018 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Puniu, Pirongia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    F. Harris (father), Puniu, Pirongia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2201 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 AucklandNew Zealand 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Frederic and Christina Harris, of Pokuru, Te Awamutu AWMM
    • Ernest was born in 1896 and was killed in WW1 1917 - he is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery. He was one of 14 children born to Frederic and Christina Harris of Waikato and Auckland area, If you have further information on this family PLEASE make contact with me -- Many thanks Public - Leonard Harris - Researcher - 2 July 2016 - Family Research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 November 1917 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    PalestineMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel AWMM M. 25. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Ayun Kara Memorial (destroyed), Palestine AWMM
    • Pirongia Memorial Hall, Pirongia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 305 AWMM
    • Powles, C.G. (Ed). (1928). History of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles 1914-19. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM
      Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) erected at the site of the original burials to remember those who died 14 November 1917 from Powles, C.G. (1922), p. 264 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. 3: 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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06 November 2018RosanneAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
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