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JI Hope 8/2952

JI Hope 8/2952

J I Hope 8/2952

Otago Infantry Battalion

1895-1960

Michael’s great-uncle

Funeral Director : 1938-1957

 born Dunedin 20/5/1895

 11 June 1915 Date commenced duty

Embarked for Egypt aboard Takahe 9/10/1915

 Theatres of Operation

1915 Egyptian

1915-1916 Egyptian EF

1916-17-18 Western Europe: France and Belgium

Wounded 26/9/1916 in France

Based in Etaples 25/2/1918

Wounded by Gas 10 April 1918

Embarked for NZ - aboard Ruapehu 21/2/1919

 22 March 1919 Date of Discharge

 Days of Service

In NZ. 150 days

Overseas 3 years 135 days

total 3 years 285 days

 Medals

1914-15 Star

British War Medal

Victory Medal

Etaples, France

RH Flavell 31407 MM

2 Btn, Auckland Regt

1894-1967

Jannette’s grandfather

 born Waiuku, South Auckland 21/5/1894

 26 July 1916 Date commenced duty

 Theatres of Operation

1917-18 Western Europe: France and Belgium

Marched in 21/9/1917

Influenza 16/2/1917

Left for France 23/7/1917 to Etaples

Wounded 1/9/1918 in France

Embarked for NZ – aboard SS Pakeha 12/4/1919

27 June 1919 Date of Discharge

 Days of Service

In NZ. 140 days

Overseas 2 years 197 days

total 2 years 337 days

 Medals

British War Medal

Victory Medal

MM Military Medal

Special instances of gallant or meritorious conduct:

Awarded M.M. for act of gallantry in the field. NZEFO 6g5 Ldn 15/10/1918

Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli

CH Maffey 8/2046

Otago Infantry Battalion

1893-1916

Andrew's great-uncle

born Redcliffe 29/6/1893

11 February 1915 Date commenced duty

Theatres of Operation

1915 Egyptian

1915 Gallipoli Peninsula (37 days)

Epileptic attack on peninsula

Embarked for NZ - aboard SS Tahiti 20/11/1915

Died Dunedin 7/1/1916 R.I.P.

Days of Service

In NZ. 135 days

Overseas  196 days

total 331 days

 Medals

1914-15 Star

British War Medal

Victory Medal


JS Webb 24/1226

2nd Btn, 3rd NZRB, D Coy

1890-1953

Marie Jensen-Chave's grandfather

born St Bathans 17/12/1890

11 February 1915 Date commenced duty

Embarked for Egypt 29 May 1915

Theatres of Operation

1915 Egypt

1915-16 Egyptian EF

1917-18 Western Europe: France

Wounded gunshot to leg and hand 26/3/1918

1918 in hospital due to football tackle injury to lumbar back

21 May 1919 Date of Discharge

Days of Service

In NZ. 163 days

Overseas  3 years 196 days

Total 3 years 358 days

 Medals

1914-15 Star

British War Medal

Victory Medal

Rev C Houchen 18/12 MC

1 Btn (R) B; NZ Chaplain Dept

1877-1944

Michael’s mother’s great-uncle

 born  2/7/1877

 6 October 1915 Date commenced duty

 Theatres of Operation

1915-16 Egyptian

1916 Egyptian EF

1916-17 Western Europe: France and Belgium

Wounded 4/10/1917

Embarked for NZ – aboard Remuera 14/3/1918

31 July 1918 Date of Discharge

 Days of Service

In NZ. 86 days

Overseas 2 years 213 days

total 2 years 299 days

 Medals

British War Medal

Victory Medal

MC Military Cross

Special instances of gallant or meritorious conduct:

Awarded M.C. for act of gallantry in the field. NZEFO 209 Ldn 30/11/1919 – for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He tended and dressed the wounded under very heavy fire at Flers with great courage and determination. He set a splendid example.

Embroidery by Private Atkin whilst convalescing after being wounded in 1918.

CRJ Atkin 54269

SS 30th Spec Coy 19th Btn,

Otago Infantry Battalion

born 1897

Louise Wasley’s great-uncle

born Tapanui 18/2/1897

2 May 1917 Date commenced duty

Theatres of Operation

1918 Western Europe: France, Etaples

Wounded in action, France, 27/8/1918

Gunshot wound to abdominal wall and right buttock with fractured ilium

Embarked for NZ aboard Marama 18/12/1918

9 August 1920 Date of Discharge

 Days of Service

In NZ. 1 year 202 days

Overseas  1 year 110 days

Total 2 years 212 days

 Medals

British War Medal

Victory Medal

A second embroidery by Private Atkin whilst convalescing after being wounded in 1918.


WW Styles 53614

WW Styles 53614

WW Styles 53614

Spec Coy, MGB, 1st Btn,

Otago Infantry Regiment

born 1886

Robyn Gray's great-uncle

born 9/8/1896

12 April 1917 Date commenced duty

Theatres of Operation

1917-18 Western Europe: France and Belgium

Wounded gunshot to left arm 11/12/1918

Embarked for NZ aboard NZ Maheno 26/4/1919

2 March 1920 Date of Discharge

Days of Service

In NZ. 1 year 68 days

Overseas  1 years 257 days

Total 2 years 325 days

 Medals

British War Medal

Victory Medal

A McClenaghan 45223

A McClenaghan 45223

A McClenaghan 45223

C Coy, 2nd Btn Reg RB

born 1896

Barbara's grandfather

born Ireland, 11/2/1896

9 January 1917 Date commenced duty

Embarked for Europe aboard Pakeha 14/4/1917

Theatres of Operation

1917-18 Western Europe

Embarked for NZ aboard Briton 29/1/1919

26 February 1919 Date of Discharge

Days of Service

In NZ. 1 135 days

Overseas  1 years 279 days

Total 2 years 49 days

 Medals

British War Medal

Victory Medal

CL Flint 31171

2nd NZ (Area) Employ Coy;

19th Spec Coy;

NZ Mach Gun Battn

 1885 - 1940

Gary's great-grandfather

Born Invercargill, 19/7/1885

25 July 1916 Date commenced duty

Theatres of Operation

1917-18 Western Europe:

Boulogne, Etaples and Camiers, France

Embarked for NZ aboard Briton 24/12/1918

11 June 1919 Date of Discharge

 Days of Service

In NZ 245 days

Overseas 2 years 77 days

Total 2 years 322 days

Medals

British War Medal

Victory medal


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