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Henry Raymond Cork

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  • Service number
    38353 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Henry Rayment AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Cork AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Henry Rayment AWMM
  • Service number
    38353 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    17 June 1888 Public source
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, New Zealand Public source
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Plumber AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    85 John Street, Ponsonby AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Charlotte Cork (mother), 9 Pompallier Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1917 Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    38353 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 2 October 1916 AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Feb 1917-2 May 1917 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 76 AWMM
    Vessel was Aparima AWMM
    Private AWMM
    22nd Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, WWII AWMM
      168 lbs. AWMM
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Light Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Francis and Charlotte Cork, of 26 Elgin St., Grey Lynn, Auckland,

    Listed at Archives New Zealand as CORK, Henry Raymond - [a.k.a. CORK, Henry Rayment] - WW1 38353 - Army AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    29 AWMM
  • Date of death
    28 March 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. J. 57. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • Lance Corporal Henry Rayment Cork died in France and is buried at Sucrerie Military Cemetary, Colincamps. My Great Uncle Henry was aged 29 yrs.
    Public - Heather - Other relative - 25 April 2016

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25 April 2016HeatherTe AwamutuOther relative