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August Edward Eichler

Portrait of August Edward Eichler. Image kindly provided by Eichler family (August 2021).

Portrait of August Edward Eichler. Image kindly provided by Eichler family (August 2021).

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    August Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Eichler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 35260 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 May 1890 AWMM DimboolaVictoria AWMM
    Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.A. Eichler (mother), Te Aroha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 35260 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 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
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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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  • 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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  • Son of Theodore and Emma Eichler arrived in New Zealand on 5th April 1901, had 6 children. They spent some time in Te Aroha. August was born in Dimboola, Australia on 2/5/1890, and he enlisted in the New Zealand Engineer Tunneling Company 3rd Reinforcements and served in France. AWMM

Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Waiuku War Memorial Hall, Queen Street Waiuku 2123 AWMM

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