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Morgan Romeo Babbington

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Babb A.P.T. - Baildon W. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Babb A.P.T. - Baildon W. (photo J H …

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 January 1893 AWMM Tokomaru BayEast Cape AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 November 1916 AWMM Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Hunia Taumutu (aunt), Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 February 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19552 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 14 November 1916 AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    GisborneGisborne 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 foot AWMM
    • Remarks, Unknown Period AWMM
      Left eye scarcely up to standard but on other conditions consider it inadvisable to reject him AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1926 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    SwansonWaitakere City AWMM
  • 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
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • E te Koroua, haere, haere, haere atu ra. Ko au te mokopuna o tou tuahine Putiputi. Ko Turi Te Reti Mana (Julia) toku mama. E ki ana ia nga korero aroha o tatou tupuna ia ra ia ra. Moe mai, moe mai e nga tupuna , ka nui te aroha.
    Public - Gay - Other Relative - 19 February 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      55: 38 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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19 February 2015GayGisborne, NZOther Relative

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