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Valentine Cowell Stepney Beer

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Portrait of Valentine Beer, Auckland Mounted Rifles. Died of disease. Auckland Weekly News, 11 November 1915. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19151111-39-9

Portrait of Valentine Beer, Auckland Mounted Rifles. Died of disease. Auckland Weekly News, 11 Novem …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Valentine Cowell Stepney AWMM
  • Surname
    Beer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/25 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 February 1879 AWMM SwanseaWales AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 P. Beer, Inspector of Stock, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/25 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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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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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Last Rank Held recorded as Warrant Officer Class II in National Archives but recorded as Squadron Serjeant Major in Commonwealth War Graves Commission. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 September 1915 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM H. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • My GG Uncle. Brendan Delahunty
    Public - Brendan - Other Relative - 20 May 2015

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