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Full Name: Edward Hoare
Rank Last Held: Rifleman
Forename(s): Edward
Surname: Hoare
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 42854
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Miss E. Hoare (sister), 45 Sydney Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: Reinforcements J Company
Embarkation Date: 2 April 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 80
Vessel: Corinthic
Destination: Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number: 57
Page on Nominal Roll: 36
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death: Le Cateau, France
Date of Death: 5 October 1918
Age at Death: 30
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France
Grave Reference: IV. C. 11.
Biographical Notes: Edward Hoare was the son of Edward and Hannah Hoare, of 4 Heretaunga St., Petone, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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