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Richard Carpenter

Photograph of Private Richard Carpenter, Richard was a volunteer and joined the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, this photograph was probably taken in c.1917 prior to his embarkation. Image kindly provided by his granddaughter Jeanette (August 2020).

Photograph of Private Richard Carpenter, Richard was a volunteer and joined the New Zealand Expediti …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Carpenter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 56557 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
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  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 C. Grant (friend), Ngunguru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
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    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 56557 AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Death

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Memorial

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  • Granddad, I was nearly 5 when you died, but I still have memories of a very quiet old Maori gentleman who was very ill. You volunteered to go to War, but it must have been a real eye-opener for you to go from a small isolated Northland community to England and Europe. Although you have been gone since 1959 you have never been forgotten. Always loved and sadly missed, RIP Granddad. xxxx
    Public - Jeanette - Direct descendant - 16 May 2017
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Sources

Sources

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    • The short cut : being a souvenir of the wanderings of "A" Company, 29th Reinforcements, across the two great oceans : Christmas souvenir. [1917]. London: Printed by St. Clements Press. 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
      70: 16 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The parting of the ways : a souvenir record of the triumphs, tribulations and maritime musings of returning draft H.M.N.Z.T No. 217, 'Zealandic'. January 18th, 1919 to February 26th, 1919. AWMM

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16 May 2017JeanetteAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant

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