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Harry Edgar Childe

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Edgar AWMM
  • Surname
    Childe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 5740 AWMM
    • 31596 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 21 July 1879 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 21 July 1879 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Siila Childe (wife), Levuka, Fiji, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Carpenter/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      176 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 26 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1917, and reverted to Corporal. Posted to 13th Battery, 14 December 1917.
    Admitted to 24th General Hospital, 3 April 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to 10th Convalescent Depot, 13 April 1918; transferred to 6th Convalescent Depot, 17 April 1918; to Base Depot, 19 April 1918; rejoined unit, 10 May 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 1 January 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 2 February 1919.
    Appointed Acting Sergeant, Acting Warrant Officer Class II and Acting BSM, 11 February 1919.
    On leave in Belgium, 5 March 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 11 March 1919.
    Relinquished Acting Ranks, and reappointed Acting Sergeant, 19 March 1919.
    Marched into B Group, Codford, 24 March 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board 'Kigoma', 20 November 1919; appointed Temporary Company Quartermaster Sergeant while employed as ship's QMS; discharged, 14 February 1920.
    Total war service: 3 years 215 days (of which 2 years 262 days were abroad)
    Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 April 1931 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 52 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karoro Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • This record as partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      62: 22 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM

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