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Edward Aroha Boscawen

1/4 portrait of 2nd Lieutenant Edward Aroha Boscawen, Reg No 16515, of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 24th Reinforcements. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-B4084. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of 2nd Lieutenant Edward Aroha Boscawen, Reg No 16515, of the New Zealand Mounted Rifle …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Aroha AWMM
  • Surname
    Boscawen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16515 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

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  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T. Boscawen (mother), Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16515 AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 Unknown AWMM Student/Civilian AWMM
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Biographical information

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  • Commenced duty on 15 December 1915.

    Period of Service:

    New Zealand: 2 years 134 days.

    Overseas: 2 years 1 day.

    Total Service: 4 years 135 days.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection holds Boscawen's certificate of service. [Ref. MS 2003/107, Box 14, New Zealanders' Personal Papers, Vol. 1, p. 36]

    Moeraki then transfer to Port Sydney at Sydney for Suez. AWMM

Death

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Sources

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  • External links
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7879567
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      58: 3 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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