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Henry Hayward Harrison

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Hayward AWMM
  • Surname
    Harrison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Henry Haywood AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/548 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    May 1888 AWMM MaungaturotoKaipara Harbour AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kirikopuni, Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.G. Harrison, Maungaturoto, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/548 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 Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    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
    Shot in the neck by a Turkish sniper while standing and smoking after being warned by colleagues to keep his head down AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trooper Harrison was shot in the neck by a Turkish sniper while standing and smoking after being warned by colleagues to keep his head down. He was carried down to the beach by his brother and colleagues. Harrison's name was carved in a stone and placed on his rock-covered grave. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 July 1915 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ari Burnu Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM C. 22. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 November 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
16 May 2015StephenChristchurchResearcher

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