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Claude Searle Pownceby

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  • Service number
    4/1384 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Engineers AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Searle AWMM
  • Surname
    Pownceby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4/1384 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Commercial Hotel, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.L. Pownceby (wife), Cockwood Station, near Devon, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 Dec 1915 Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4/1384 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 from Auckland, New Zealand AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM Ruapehu 18 December 1915 AWMM
    Vessel was Ruapehu AWMM
    Lance Corporal AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Engineers AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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

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  • Age at death
    39 AWMM
  • Date of death
    14 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Arras Memorial, Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Bay 10. AWMM
  • Obituary

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