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Ernest Edward Elley

Group portrait of two gunners with the New Zealand Field Artillery, one is Gunner Ernest Edward Elley, Reg No 42918, and one is wearing a New Zealand Returned Soldiers Association badge (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-E3110. No known copyright.

Group portrait of two gunners with the New Zealand Field Artillery, one is Gunner Ernest Edward Elle …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Elley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 42918 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.M. Elley (wife), care of Mrs Boland, Greenmeadows, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 42918 AWMM
  • Military service
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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 Unknown AWMM Butcher/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The photograph portrait was found in a house in Britain. It is believed that William was billeted with distant cousins, Mr & Mrs Parsons, Fleet Road, Fleet, Hampshire, United Kingdom. Mr Parsons was a butcher. AWMM

Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • 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
      67: 27 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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