Claude Searle Pownceby Unknown date of birth - 14 September 1916 Key details Contribute › Service number4/1384 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMSergeant AWMMNew Zealand Engineers AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Image of memorial at Arras provided by Gabrielle Fortune. - … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesClaude Searle AWMM SurnamePownceby AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number4/1384 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMCommercial HotelWaihiNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs A.L. Pownceby (wife)Cockwood Stationnear DevonEngland AWMM Relationship statusPre 18 December 1915 AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number4/1384 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM18 December 1915 AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMMRuapehu 18 December 1915 AWMMAucklandNew ZealandPlymouthDevonEngland AWMMArrivalDepart - 18 Dec 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM18 December 1915 AWMMRuapehu AWMMLance Corporal AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Discharge Contribute › DischargeWW1 AWMMSergeant AWMMNew Zealand Engineers AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Claude Pownceby was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pownceby, of 27 Lyncroft Gardens, Hampstead, London; husband of A. Lilian Pownceby, of 16 Market Place, Wokingham, Berk., England AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death39 AWMM Date of death14 September 1916 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSommeNorthern FranceFrance AWMM Death notesSommeFrance AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameArras MemorialFaubourg D'Amiens CemeteryArrasPas-de-CalaisFrance AWMM Memorial referenceBay 10. AWMM Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Claude Searle Pownceby by laying a poppy. Neville McCulla Sutcliffe Pownall Patricia Mabel Pownall Claude Searle Pownceby John Arthur Pownceby Frederick Powney Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Claude Searle Pownceby Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20802511Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 591 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.