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George Leo McCabe

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Full length portrait of Sergeant McCabe  [possibly 13/3055 George Leo McCabe] (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-C181. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Leo AWMM
  • Surname
    McCabe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/3055 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 June 1895 AWMM ArarimuAuckland Province AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs J. McCabe (mother), Ramarama, Drury, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/3055 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 November 1915 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    School teacher/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George McCabe was the son of John and Bridget McCabe, of Rama Rama, New Zealand. Born in New Zealand.

    Remembered on the Drury-Runciman Memorial

    Attended Auckland Grammar School.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 February 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    MessinesBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Nord, France AWMM IV. E. 12. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1917. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Drury-Runciman Memorial, near Drury Hall, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Remuera Primary School World War One Gates 1914-1918, 25 Dromorne Road, Remuera Auckland 1050 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
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      23: 8 AWMM
    • Ahier, William Roland. War diary, 1917. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2004/76. AWMM
      References in Ahier, War diary, 1917. p. 25 February 1917 AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      1917, Third term. p.18. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: 1917. AWMM
    • A.U.C. roll of honour, 1914 - 1920. MSS & Archives E-2, Special Collections, University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services. 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. 1: Includes portrait 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
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