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George Woodthorpe Bousfield

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  • Service number
    • WWI 18609 AWMM
    • WWII: 805502 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • WWI: 1 Btn NZ Rifle Brigade; WWII: NZ Territorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 14 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Rifleman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    George Woodthorpe AWMM
  • Surname
    Bousfield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 18609 AWMM
    • WWII: 805502 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 May 1884 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    24 May 1884 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Rissington, Hawkes Bay, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Edmund Woodthorpe Richings & Sarah Elizabeth BOUSFIELD Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    • 12 Marine Parade, Napier Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
    • WWII: Waiuru Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Engineer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 E.W. Bousfield (father), Te Karaka, Poverty Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs C Boufield (wife) of Wanganui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    • single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
    • 1919 married Catherine Monica Falvey Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    WWI: Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • WWI: 1 Btn NZ Rifle Brigade; WWII: NZ Territorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 18609 AWMM
    • WWII: 805502 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    WWI: 1916-1919; WWII: 1942 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • 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 Engineer/Military AWMM
    • 4 Apr 1916 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
    • WWII: 25 May 1942 at Taihape Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WWII: Engineer for PWO Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    • 31yrs 9mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record
    • WWII: 58yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 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
    GSW to left knee Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 July 1965 Public Source
  • Date of death
    2 July 1965 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Wanganui Cemetery records
  • Age at death
    81yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Wanganui Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Wanganui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Wanganui Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Wanganui Cemetery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Wanganui Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Plot 270 /M/5; Warrant 3963 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 20 January 2016 - Wanganui Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
24 September 2015Loraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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