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Nathaniel Hale

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  • Service number
    16/1486 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • NATHANIEL GOODHUE HALE Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
    • Nat Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 4th NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Nathaniel AWMM
  • Surname
    Hale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • NATHANIEL GOODHUE HALE Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
    • Nat Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/1486 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1 June 1891 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of William Frederic & Annie Gertrude HALE of Maungatuna, Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.G. Hale (mother), Tolaga Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    1919 married Mary Margaret Kennelly Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 4th NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/1486 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals
    Mention In Despatches (MID) for Distinguished & Gallant Service & Devotion to duty Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 15 March 1916 at Narrow Neck Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer for Hon. A T Ngata at Kahukura (Tikitiki) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    24yrs 9mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record

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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Pleurisy and pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Frederic and Annie Gertrude Hale

    Four sons enlisted William Fredrick Hale (43121) the eldest; Harold Hale (12781); Nathaniel Hale (16/1486) all survived the war; Eric Hale (16/5) killed in action.

    It is believed, family write, his lungs were weakend as a consequence of repeated bouts of bronchitis in the trenches in France.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection holds a photograph of Nathaniel Hale in uniform. [Ref. MS 2010/7]

    Member of the Maori Pioneer Battalion attached to the New Zealand Tunnelling Company.

    43 members of the NZ (Maori) Pioneers served with the New Zealand Tunnelling Company and assisted in the late 1916 early 1917 preparations of the Arras caverns for the Battle of Arras. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1927 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    16 August 1927 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Cook Hospital, Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tolaga Bay Cemetery, Tolaga Bay, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block TOL1/A; Plot 14; Warrant # 118 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Tikitiki Church War Memorial (under the listing of WWI - those that died at Home) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Research
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Memorials

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03 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher