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Harold Walter Coe

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 59), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 59), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Coe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 44453 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 August 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Emma Coe (mother), Whangarei Heads, Whangarei, North Auckland, 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 44453 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 Store assistant/Civilian 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      138 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 5 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 June 1917.
    Admitted to NZ General Hospital, Codford, 4 July 1917 (hernia); transferred to Convalescent Depot, Hornchurch, 23 August 1917; discharged on furlough, 6 October 1917; reported to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 22 October 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 20 March 1918; posted to 2nd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, 11 May 1918.
    Admitted to 3rd Stationary Hospital, 4 July 1918 (influenza); transferred to 2nd Convalescent Depot, 6 July 1918; to 11th Convalescent Depot, 10 July 1918; discharged to NZ Base Depot, 13 August 1918.
    Reported wounded in action, 29 September 1918 (gun shot wound, left thigh: severe); admitted to 16th General Hospital, Le Treport, 30 September 1918; transferred to England, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 4 October 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board 'Zealandia', 18 January 1919; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 28 March 1919.
    Total war service: 2 years 80 days (of which 1 year 330 days were abroad) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • Memorial name

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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
      59: 8 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • The parting of the ways : a souvenir record of the triumphs, tribulations and maritime musings of returning draft H.M.N.Z.T No. 217, 'Zealandic'. January 18th, 1919 to February 26th, 1919. AWMM

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