Ernest William Vowles Unknown date of birth - 7 June 1917 Key details Contribute › Service number32260 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMOtago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion 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 Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesErnest William AWMM SurnameVowles AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number32260 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 AWMMJeweller AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.N. Vowles (wife)43 Wainui RoadGisborneNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM CampaignsMessines AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number32260 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM15 November 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM15 Nov 1916-30 January 1917 AWMMHMNZT 68 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandPlymouthDevonEnglandCape of Good HopeCape ProvinceRepublic of South Africa AWMMPort of CallDepart - 15 Nov 1916Arrival - 30 Jan 1917 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM15 November 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM13th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company AWMMRifleman 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 Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMOtago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Ernest Vowles was the husband of Mrs. E. M. Beeby (formerly Vowles), of Auckland, New Zealand.New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death7 June 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathBelgium AWMM Death notesBelgium AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameMessines Ridge (New Zealand) MemorialMessines Ridge British CemeteryBelgium AWMMAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Ernest William Vowles by laying a poppy. George Maxwell Vowell William Ernest Vowell Ernest William Vowles Francis Grove Vowless Sydney Vowless Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Ernest William Vowles 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=22020919Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM45: 28 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.