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Edwin Keith Forth

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 26), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 26), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edwin Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Forth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1922 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 March 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E.G. Burns (friend), care of Eden and Co., Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1922 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Electrical engineer/Civilian 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      150 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Disembarked Suez, 10 April 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria, 29 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 June 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp, 10 june 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 14 September 1916; marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 17 September 1916.
    Detached to hospital, 11 October 1916; attached to Base Depot from hospital, 15 October 1916.
    Marched out to Segregation Camp, 13 January 1917; attached to Base Depot from Segregation, 17 February 1917.
    Detached to Royal Engineers Signal Depot, Abbeville, 24 February 1917.
    Transferred to No 1 Field Company, NZ Engineers, in the field, 12 May 1917.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 1 July 1917 (influenza); transferred to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 2 July 1917; to Ambulance Train No 22, 7 July 1917, and admitted to No 32 Stationary Hospital, 8 July 1917. Transferred to No 12 Convalescent Depot, 18 January 1918 (trench fever); discharged to No 5 Rest Camp, 25 March 1918.
    Admitted to 46th Stationary Hospital, 4 May 1918 (mumps); discharged to Base Depot, 30 May 1918.
    Classified unfit by Medical Board, 23 November 1918; Medical Board noted: 'Was blown up Jan. 1918 on 2 occasion and he has been very nervous ever since, sent down line with trench fever soon afterwards and in hosp. and con. Camp for 6 weeks. Has been employed in this depot [NZ Base Depot, Etaples] since. Was in 46 Stat. Hosp. during big air raid suffering from mumps and neurasthenia and was considerably agitated by the raid.'
    Marched in to NZ Discharge Depot, Torquay, 24 November 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board SS 'Oxfordshire', 19 December 1918; discharged (no longer physically fir for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active Service: neurasthenia), 2 March 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 104 days (of which 2 years 36 days were abroad).
    Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      26: 22 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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