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Bernard Eyre Baxter

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bernard Eyre AWMM
  • Surname
    Baxter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/275 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 July 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WiltshireEngland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Born at Hagg Hill Farm, Hinton, Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire., England. Public - Geoffrey - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Birth certificate and census
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Ohau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S.E. Baxter, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/275 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 WellingtonNew Zealand 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Stanley Eyre Baxter, of North Lees, Taikawhana, Hokianga, Auckland. Native of Hinton, Steeple Ashton, England. Also served in Egypt (Suez Canal).

    Father: Stanley Eyre Baxter, North Lees, Taikawhana, Hokianga, Auckland. Native of Hinton, Steeple Ashton, England AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 April 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Kohukohu Town Hall, 25 Beach Road, Kohukohu, New Zealand AWMM
    • Ashford Grammar School (Norton Knatchbull Grammar School) Kent
      He attended this school 3rd May 1906 to July 1908.

      He is remembered on the Ashford Grammar School War Memorial. The school possesses a book of remembrance which contains the handwritten names of all the former students who were killed during the Great War (and all subsequent conflicts). There is also a formal civic war memorial within the school grounds that commemorates the school’s war dead. Public - Geoffrey - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Roll of Honour web site.

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 August 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
03 September 2018GeoffreyTilbury, EnglandResearcher

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