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Ernest James McLaughlin

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Headstone of Private Ernest James McLaughlin (23593). Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEDA9541). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Ernest James McLaughlin (23593). Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest James AWMM
  • Surname
    McLaughlin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23593 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 June 1894 NZWGT DunedinOtago NZWGT
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. McLaughlin (mother), 564 Cumberland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23593 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 Storeman/Civilian AWMM
    • WW1 10 February 1916 New Zealand War Graves Trust
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    19 Oct 1917 {Age 23} AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Wounded in action (gunshot wound head, right hand, and left leg) on 17 October 1917. Admitted to 1 New Zealand Field Ambulance on 18 October and transferred to 44 Casualty Clearing Station the same day. Died of wounds at the casualty clearing station on 19 October 1917. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest McLaughlin was the son of James and Caroline Maud McLaughlin, of 564 Cumberland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.

    Previously employed as Storeman by C W White & Company, 297 Princes Street, Dunedin AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM IV. E. 4. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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
      33: 15 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
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM

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