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Ernest Yorke

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Yorke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20840 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1894 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1894 Public - Adrienne - Other relative - 20 February 2016 - Family papers.
  • Place of birth
    Bay of Islands Public - Adrienne - Other relative - 20 February 2016 - Family papers.
  • Birth notes
    Youngest of ten children born to Sarah (nee Edmonds) - James Edward Yorke , Haruru Falls, Waitangi. Public - Adrienne - Other relative - 20 February 2016 - Family papers.
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Yorke (father), Waitangi Falls, Russell, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20840 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 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    son, Samuel: no other details known. Public - Adrienne - Other relative - 20 February 2016 - Family papers.
  • Age on enlistment

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

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
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Other military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20551091
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 34 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 February 2016AdrienneGisborneOther relative

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