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Harold Rotherham

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Portrait WW1, cap with badge, leather belt - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait WW1, cap with badge, leather belt - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Rotherham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 47207 AWMM
    • WWII 5/1/496 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 May 1885 AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.M. Rotherham (mother), Wharehine, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 4 January 1917 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Farmer/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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 5 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      18 November 1917 admitted to field hospital with acute bronchitis, 23 November 1917 embarked for England admitted hospitals at Tooting, Hornchurch and Codford AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      13 June 1918 classified unfit debility, embarked for New Zealand from Devonport 24 August 1918 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Albert Hibbert and Alice Mary Rowe

    Brother of George Richard Rotherham (12/620)

    Attended Wharehine Primary School

    Married in 1919 Minnie Nellie Thomsen and had 3 sons and 1 daughter

    Informant notes embarking unit was New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3 Battalion, D Company and that he joined field in France on 24 October 1917.

    Service record not listed at National Archives (December 2008) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 April 1974 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family 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: 33 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. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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