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Bernard McGuiness

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bernard AWMM
  • Surname
    McGuiness AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 70177 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1885 AWMM CoromandelCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Laura McGuiness (mother), Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 70177 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 26 September 1917 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Gold miner/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
  • 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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  • Nine soldiers from the Canterbury Regiment,2nd Battalion, and three from the North Island are buried near Le Mesnil and Pont-a-Pierres Farms on October 24 1918. They died barely two weeks before Armistice day in 1918. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    24 October 1918 AWMM
    Le MesnilFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beaudignies Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM A. 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Coromandel Roll of Honour 1914-1918 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Great Uncle Bernard McGuiness, I have his photo and Medal and a bronze plaque but that is the most information I have except his Mother was Nora McGuiness. He was one of the Many brave men who lost their lives in battle. I salute you Uncle Bernard and hope to visit your resting place soon.
    Public - Bernice - Direct descendant - 3 January 2019
  • To My Brave Great Great Uncle who fought so bravely in the war I salute you and will not let your memory die.
    Public - Bernice - Other relative - 13 April 2016



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13 April 2016BerniceEdens Landing Logan AustraliaOther relative
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