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GEORGE ROBERT FOULDS

FOULDS,  GEORGE ROBERT 

RANK:   LANCE SERGEANT        SERIAL NO:  10807                         

UNIT:    1st COMPANY N.Z. CYCLE CORPS

BORN:   12/04/1895  -  TIKOKINO, HAWKE’S BAY, N.Z.        

DIED:     23/07/1918        KILLED IN ACTION
              
PLACE:    IN THE FIELD, FRANCE    

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   

SIBLINGS:   A.J. FOULDS (brother), PATANGATA

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs H. DORREN (mother), RAINGAIHOU, WAIPAWA

OCCUPATION:   FARMER

EMPLOYER:   Mr DORREN

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  WAIPAWA

HEIGHT:  5’ 8½”        WEIGHT:    161lb        CHEST:   36”

COMP:   RUDDY         EYES:   GREY        HAIR:  DARK BROWN

EDUCATION:   FOURTH EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY,                       
ENLISTED:   FEATHERSTON            DATE:   07/03/1916  

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:    12th    

MILITARY RECORD:
10/03/1916.  POSTED PRIVATE TO ‘B’ SQUADRON, 14th REINFORCEMENT.
04/04/1916.  TRANSFERRED TO CYCLISTS CORPS.
01/05/1916.  EMBARKED FOR EGYPT.
22/06/1916.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ.
10/07/1916.  EMBARKED FROM ALEXANDRIA FOR MARSEILLES, FRANCE.
24/07/1916.  ADMITTED 15th CASUALTY CLEARING STATION,  (SICK), ROUEN 
FRANCE.
25/07/1916.  ADMITTED No.14 STATIONARY HOSPITAL, BOLOYNE, FRANCE.
27/07/1916.  ADMITTED No.1 CONVALESCENCE DEPOT, BOLOYNE.
03/08/1916.  ATTACHED TO STRENGTH BASE DEPOT, ETAPLES.
15/09/1916.  MOVED OUT TO REJOIN UNIT, ETAPLES.
06/10/1916.  REJOINED UNIT N.Z. CYCLISTS BATTALION IN THE FIELD.
31/10/1916.  ATTACHED N.Z. DIVISIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN THE FIELD.
08/12/1916.  ADMITTED No.3  N.Z. FIELD AMMBULANCE (BRONCHITIS).
09/12/1916.  TRANSFERRED TO N.Z. PRESSING STATION.
20/12/1916.  REJOINED N.Z. CYCLISTS BATTALION.
22/01/1917.  ADMITTED No.3 N.Z. FIELD AMBULANCE.
25/01/1917.  REJOINED UNIT FROM FIELD AMBULANCE.
16/08/1917.  PROCEEDED ON LEAVE TO U.K.
28/08/1917.  ADMITTED MILITARY HOSPITAL, SHORNCLIFFE, U.K.
05/09/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO 3rd N.Z. GENERAL HOSPITAL, CODFORD,
        (V.D. SECTION).
26/09/1917.  DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL.
13/10/1917.  REJOINED UNIT IN THE FIELD EX HOSPITAL, U.K.
16/01/1918.  APPOINTED LANCE CORPORAL.
15/02/1918.  AWARDED BELGIAN ‘CROIX de GUERRE’ BY KING OF BELGIANS,
        WITH THE APPROVAL OF H.M. THE KING.
15/03/1918.  ADMITTED 25th GENERAL HOSPITAL, FRANCE (BOIL ON FACE).
26/03/1918.  DISCHARGED TO BASE.
09/04/1918.  REJOINED BATTALION EX BASE.
17/04/1918.  PROMOTED CORPORAL.
07/07/1918.  APPOINTED LANCE SERGEANT.
23/07/1918.  KILLED IN ACTION, IN THE FIELD, FRANCE.

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
CROIX de GUERRE (BELGIUM) 04/03/1918.