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George Lorimer

1/4 portrait of Quartermaster Sergeant George Lorimer, Reg No 32534, of the 21st Reinforcements, - E Company. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916|1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-L2825. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Quartermaster Sergeant George Lorimer, Reg No 32534, of the 21st Reinforcements, - E …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Lorimer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 32524 AWMM
    • WWII 1/31B/35 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - peter john - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Family
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elizabeth Lorimer (wife), Kihikihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married Public - peter john - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Family

Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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    WW1 Unknown AWMM Storekeeper/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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Death

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

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  • Cpl George Lorimer 32524 of Cyclists Battalion is buried in Hamilton East Cemetery in the Soldiers 3 Lawn area. Plaque says he died 31-1 - 1951 aged 70 years.
    Public - Lyn - Researcher - 24 November 2021
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Sources

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  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      52: 17 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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24 November 2021LynDinsdale, HamiltonResearcher
25 April 2017peter johnwellington, new zealandDirect descendant

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