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 AWMMPrivate 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMPost-office, Martinborough, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs J. Comeskey (mother), Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 9 October 1915 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number10/2894 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMHMNZT 32 , HMNZT 33 , HMNZT 34 AWMMWellington, New Zealand, Suez, Egypt AWMMDeparted - 9 October 1915, Arrived - 20-30 November 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMM7th Reinforcements AWMMWellington Infantry Battalion AWMMAparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMMPrivate 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 AWMMPrivate 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 Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › 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 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.