Claude Searle Pownceby Unknown date of birth - Died 14 September 1916 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number4/1384 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Sergeant AWMMNew Zealand Engineers AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Commercial Hotel, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs A.L. Pownceby (wife), Cockwood Station, near Devon, England AWMM Relationship statusPre 18 Dec 1915 Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number4/1384 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 from Auckland, New Zealand AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM Ruapehu 18 December 1915 AWMMVessel was Ruapehu 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 Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Sergeant 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 deathSomme, Northern France, France AWMM Death notesSomme, France AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameArras Memorial, Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France 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=20802511Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C12558Further Reference 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.