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George Henry Lury

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Portrait of G. H. Lury. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, v.6, n.2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Lury AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/2021 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 April 1897 AWMM NikolayevRussia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 28 December 1914 AWMM Schofield Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Peter Lury (father), Schofield Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Jane Lury (mother), 1 Schofield Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 9 May 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/2021 AWMM
  • Military service
    Senior Cadet, Auckland Grammar School AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
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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
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey blue AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Peter and Janne Lury, of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, late of Auckland, New Zealand.

    Senior Cadet, whilst attending Auckland Grammar School

    Returned to New Zealand from Plymouth on Tainui sailed 2 November 1917. Arrived Auckland 3 January 1918

    Re-embarked 5 May 1918, rejoined his battalion 14 August 1918.

    Listed as T.H. Lury on the Auckland Grammar School War Memorial. Listed as Lieutenant on Roll of Honor, Auckland Hebrew Congregation AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 August 1918 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM VII. AA. 21 AWMM
    • Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Chevra Kadisha & Bikkur Cholim, WW1, Auckland Hebrew Congregation, 108 Greys Avenue, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 429 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      82: 3 AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1915, Third term. p.17. AWMM
    • Western Leader AWMM
      Western Leader, 27 September 2011, p. 9 - an article on George Henry Lury and George Sole, including a photograph of the family headstone in Waikumete Cemetery on which both men are commemorated. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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