Category: new zealand history

One New Zealand soldier dies #OnThisDay Jun 26…

One New Zealand soldier dies #OnThisDay Jun 26 1918: Rifleman CHARLES
BUDD HORSEFIELD, Service Number 25876, Aged 31, of the 2nd Bn. 3rd,
New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Son of William and Jane Horsefield, of
Napier, New Zealand.

Only New Zealand soldier to die #OnThisDay Jun…

Only New Zealand soldier to die #OnThisDay Jun 22 1918 was Corporal FRANK GERALD PORTER, Service Number 8/4469, Aged 24, Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Husband of Mrs. F. D. P. Hunt (formerly Porter), of Towataia, Eketahuna, Wairarapa. Born at Wellington. Served in Samoa, 1914, Egypt, 1916, and on the Western Front, 1916

1 New Zealand soldier dies #OnThisDay Jun 21 1…

1 New Zealand soldier dies #OnThisDay Jun 21 1918. Gunner JAMES IVIN, Service Number 2/2847, Aged 22, New Zealand Field Artillery. Son of George and Elizabeth Ivin, of Johnsonville, Wellington, New Zealand

1 NZ soldier dies #OnThisDay Jun 14 1918:

1 NZ soldier dies #OnThisDay Jun 14 1918:

Private ALEXANDER YEATTS, Service Number 57186, Aged 33, 1st Bn. Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F dies On Jun 14 1918. Son of Robert and Jane Yeatts, of Kaiwarra, Wellington, New Zealand

Pte WILLIAM HENRY BUTLER, Service Number 3/313…

Pte WILLIAM HENRY BUTLER, Service Number 3/3136, New Zealand Medical Corps dies Jun 13 1918. Only New Zealand soldier to die #OnThisDay. Husband of Ellen Butler, of Flat 2, 9, Peel St., Kirribille, Sydney, Australia.

The only New Zealand soldier to die #OnThisDay…

The only New Zealand soldier to die #OnThisDay Jun 11 1918 was Lieutenant THOMAS HOWARD DAWSON, Service Number 2/2602, Aged 24, 3rd Div, Ammunition Col, New Zealand Field Artillery. He had previously been gassed and wounded. Son of Thomas C. and Jessie C. Dawson, of Wellington, New Zealand

2 New Zealand soldiers die #OnThisDay Jun 9 19…

2 New Zealand soldiers die #OnThisDay Jun 9 1918

Lieutenant ARTHUR GRANT ROSS CRAWFORD, Service Number 16282, Imperial Camel Corps (New Zealand)

Captain PERCY WILLIAM SKELLEY, Service Number 41235, Aged 43, H.Q. 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Son of John and Elizabeth Skelley, of Wellington; husband of Agnes S. Skelley, of 24, Overton Terrace, Hataitai, Wellington, New Zealand.

2 New Zealand soldiers die #OnThisDay Jun 6 19…

2 New Zealand soldiers die #OnThisDay Jun 6 1918

Private WILLIAM JULES MASCIORINI, Service Number 69967, Aged 21, New Zealand Reinforcements

Driver WILLIAM BRAZIER, Service Number 2/1710, Aged 28, New Zealand Field Artillery. Son of John and Sarah Brazier, of Nightcaps, Southland, New Zealand.

2 New Zealand soldiers die #OnThisDay Jun 5 19…

2 New Zealand soldiers die #OnThisDay Jun 5 1918

Private JOHN MOWBRAY ROGERS, Service Number 8/1621, Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Son of Mrs. M. Rogers, of Dunedin. Served in Egypt, 1915, and at Gallipoli.

Private BENJAMIN MADAMS, Service Number 3/2075, Aged 31, New Zealand Medical Corps. Born in London, England. Served on the Western Front 1916-17.

1 New Zealand soldier dies #OnThisDay Mar 12 1…

1 New Zealand soldier dies #OnThisDay Mar 12 1918, Private EDGAR BRUCE HUBBARD, 47838, 1st Bn, Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Son of Mr. L. B. Hubbard, of Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand