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George William Haxton

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    George William AWMM
  • Surname
    Haxton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/98 AWMM
    • WWI 10/3592 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 October 1892 AWMM CartertonWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 10 August 1914 AWMM Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Armond Haxton (father), Richmond Road, Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 8 January 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Samoa AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/98 AWMM
    • WWI 10/3592 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 10 August 1914 AWMM
      Age 21 AWMM
      Clerk AWMM
    • WW1 19 October 1915 AWMM Clerk AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      On 18 March 1918 whilst in the Ypres area George Haxton suffered from the effects of mustard gas and slight burns. He spent time in hospital and at a convelescent depot. (Church, p.44) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      On 1 November 1918 George Haxton received gunshot wounds to his right leg on the first day of the Battle of Sambre and was immediately transferred to England. (Church, p.45) AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Bronco pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Haxton was discharged from the NZEF "in consequence of being medically unfit for active service, although fit for employment in civil life." He returned to Wellington in March of 1915. He enlisted for a second time on 19 October 1915, and arrived in Egypt on the Maunganui in Febuary 1916. After transferring to No. 3 Company in March he travelled to France on the Alaunia from Alexandria. (Church, p.44.) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    14 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 4, Grave 21 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Bulls Public Library War Memorial, Bulls AWMM
    • Bulls War Memorial, Bulls AWMM
    • Carterton War Memorial, Memorial Square, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. AWMM

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22 February 2018Wayne Bournemouth, United KingdomOther

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