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 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation 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 Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number4/1384 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM 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 Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMSergeant AWMMNew Zealand Engineers AWMM 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 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 Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameArras MemorialFaubourg D'Amiens CemeteryArrasPas-de-CalaisFrance AWMM Memorial referenceBay 10. AWMM Obituary 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.