Peter Leo Cuthbert Comeskey Unknown date of birth - Died 16 September 1916 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number10/2894 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMMWellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 17th (Ruahine) Company AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 142 - No known copyright restricti … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesPeter Leo Cuthbert AWMM SurnameComeskey AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number10/2894 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 Post-office, Martinborough, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs J. Comeskey (mother), Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 09 Oct 1915 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number10/2894 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 9 October 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 32 or HMNZT 33 or HMNZT 34 AWMMVessel was Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMMPrivate AWMM; Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM; 7th Reinforcements 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 Private AWMMWellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 17th (Ruahine) Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Peter Comeskey was the son of James and Sarah Comeskey, of 105 Grange Rd., Dominion Rd., Auckland, New Zealand. Native of Wellington. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death16 September 1916 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMMDirect hit of artillery shell - body not recovered Public - Leo James - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Account of nephew - J W Comeskey Place of deathSomme, Northern France, France AWMMFlers, Picardy, France Public - Leo James - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - NZDF Records Death notesSomme, France AWMMSecond day of second Battle of the Somme at Flers-Courcelette Public - Leo James - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Official Battalion History Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Peter Leo Cuthbert Comeskey by laying a poppy. Leo James Comeskey Patrick Bernard Comeskey Peter Leo Cuthbert Comeskey Harold Pierce Cometti Charles William Comfort Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Peter Leo Cuthbert Comeskey Leave a note Contribute › Processing A not forgotton son of Sarah Jane (Nee McReady) and James Comeskey of Castleblaney, Ireland and Ohaewai then Upper Hutt, NZ Known in the family as" Leo ", I carry his name as Leo James Comeskey (II) Leo James Comeskey(I) was lost on active duty (RNZAF) 5 October 1944 off Olevuga Island in the Soloman Sea . The bodies of both Leo Comeskeys were not recovered. Public - Leo James - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21896470Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C3019Further ReferenceHMNZT 32 - Dry rations or the "Aparima apparition" with which is incorporated the "Waikanae wash-out" and "The Tauherenikau trumpeter." : unofficial organ of the 7th Rfts. Transport no.32 -- Ceylon : The Times of Ceylon Company : .http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-81781Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 142 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 18 April 2015Leo James Auckland NZOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.