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Ernest Guy Attwood

Portrait of Ernest Guy Attwood (40759) in full uniform mounted on Horse c.WWI. H.D. Bettger Photographer Rangiora, N.Z. Image kindly provided by Attwood family. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Ernest Guy Attwood (40759) in full uniform mounted on Horse c.WWI. H.D. Bettger Photogra …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Guy AWMM
  • Surname
    Attwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40759 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 November 1895 Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs A.M. Attwood (mother), 24 Bealey Street, Saint Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40759 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 Unknown AWMM Joiner/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Chest expansion, WWI AWMM
      35 inches (Military Personnel file) AWMM
    • Chest measurement, WWI AWMM
      32 inches (Military Personnel file) AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Grey (Military Personnel file) AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches (Military Personnel file) AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      136 lb (Military Personnel file) AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The Armoury resource centre holds diary excerpts and Military Service Information on Attwood. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    21 March 1939 Military Personnel File
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 10 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum Armoury Resource Centre, Biographical vertical file AWMM
      Diairy excerpts, military service information AWMM

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