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Louis Isidore Beaurepaire

Headstone of Rifleman Louis Isidore Beaurepaire (74852). Cross Roads Cemetery, France. New Zealand War Graves Trust  (FREQ9988). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Rifleman Louis Isidore Beaurepaire (74852). Cross Roads Cemetery, France. New Zealand W …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Louis Isidore AWMM
  • Surname
    Beaurepaire AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 74852 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Australia AWMM
    Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs B.E. Beaurepaire (mother), 60 Victoria Street, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Le Quesnoy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 74852 AWMM
  • Military service
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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 Labourer/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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Louis Beaurepaire was the son of Louis Isidore Beaurepaire and Elizabeth Jane Beaurepaire, of 65, Wilson St., Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand. Born at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.(CWGC)

    His mother Elizabeth Jane is also named as Bessie Elizabeth in his Military Personnel File and as B.E Beaurepaire on the Nominal Roll. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    4 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Le QuesnoyFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, Nord, France AWMM I. G. 6. AWMM
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  • Sadly remembered always by brother Frank and sisters Ruby,Annette,Evelyn and Jean and nieces and nephews.
    Public - Donald Frank - Other Relative - 21 May 2015
  • You were my Nan's oldest brother. Even though she was only 17 when you were killed, you were never forgotten by any of your sisters. Even though you were killed in the European Theatre, on ANZAC Day my thoughs always turn to you.
    Public - Linda Ann - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • Did not know you all Louis but saw your name and service history in a memorial display in my hometown and just wanted to let you know that you are not forgotten at this time and we are forever grateful for your sacrifice.
    Public - Ross Steven - 23 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2018). Le Quesnoy, 1918 : New Zealand's Last Battle. Auckland, New Zealand : Oratia. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      83: 6 AWMM
    • NZEF CASUALTIES — LE QUESNOY As noted in the Appendix of Dr Christopher Pugsley’s book: Le Quesnoy 1918: New Zealand’s Last Battle. This list was compiled by Richard Stowers and Herb Farrant, and added to by Christopher Pugsley. Please forward any additional names and details to the author through Oratia Media. The list covers period 1–7 November 1918 and those who died after from wounds received in this period. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 March 2016melanieAucklandDirect descendant
10 August 2015johnauckland new zealandOther
21 May 2015Donald Frank newplymouth. newzealand 595 Other Relative
24 April 2015Linda AnnAuckland NewZealandOther Relative
23 April 2015Ross StevenNew ZealandOther

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