(Service number 19819)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||11 December 1869||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Edith HOARE 9wife), Postmistress, Kerrytown, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Samoan Relief Reinforcements|
|Date||5 April 1917|
|Embarked From||Auckland||Destination||Apia, Samoa|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||15 August 1946||Age|
|Place of Death||Taranaki|
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Prior to enlisting in the First World War Hugh was a farmer who also operated as the local postmaster and telegraphist in Kerrytown. While serving overseas his wife, Edith Ellen Augusta (nee Donavan) filled his postmaster role.
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