Topic: GRACE, Edward Mawake

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GRACE, Edward Mawake


Sources:Cenotaph Database
First Names:Edward Mawake
Last Name:Grace
Place of Birth:Tokaanu
Gender:Male
Date of Death:26 August 1918
Occupations:Grocer
Cause of Death:Killed in action
Place of Death:Bapaume, France
Marital Status at Enlistment:Married
Next of Kin:Mrs Ada Marion Grace (wife), 25 Swann's Road, Richmond, Christchurch, New Zealand
Regiment or Service:New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 33rd Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company; New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion.
Service Number:65381
Place of Embarkation:Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Embarkation:31 December 1917
Vessel:Athenic
Place of Arrival Overseas:Glasgow, Scotland
War Memorial:Taupo War Memorial Cenotaph
Overseas Memorial:Grevilers (new Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Wars:World War 1, 1914-1918
Spouses Name:Ada Marion Grace
Fathers Name:John Edward Grace
Mothers Name:Te Arohori Grace