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Nugent Herrmann Welch

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 33 - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nugent Herrmann AWMM
  • Surname
    Welch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13835 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 July 1882 AWMM AkaroaSouth Island AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 J.S. Welch (father), 52 Wright Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13835 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 4 March 1916 AWMM Artist/Civilian AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Born in Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Nugent Welch studied at Canterbury School of Art and Welllington Technical College becoming a professional artist from 1909. He enlisted with NZEF 1916 and served as a sniper with 2nd Battalion NZ Rifle Brigade in France. He was appointed Official War Artist with NZ Division with rank of Sergeant in May 1918 and during that year completed anumber of oils and a large number of watercolours. Returning to New Zealand after the war Welch became a leading Wellington landscape artist. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    16 July 1970 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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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
      34: 33 AWMM
    • Haworth, J. (2016). Behind the twisted wire : New Zealand artists in World War I. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wily Publications. AWMM
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