Albert Downes Unknown date of birth - 9 September 1915 Key details Contribute › Service number16/508 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMNew Zealand Maori Contingent AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu (photo J.H.A. Skipper … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesAlbert AWMM SurnameDownes AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number16/508 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 AWMMMatawaiGisborneNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationHenry Downessen. (father)KohukohuHokiangaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 February 1915 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number16/508 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM14 February 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMMHMNZT 20 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDepart - 14 Feb 1915Arrival - 26 Mar 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM14 February 1915 AWMM1st Maori Contingent AWMMB Company AWMMWarrimoo AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of DiseaseCause of Death AWMMDied of disease AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMNew Zealand Maori Contingent AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Albert Downes was the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Downes, of Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death9 September 1915 AWMM Cause of deathDied of Disease AWMM Place of deathMaltaMediterranean SeaEurope AWMM Death notesMalta AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePieta Military CemeteryMalta AWMM Grave referenceB. IX. 6. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameHokianga Arch of RemembranceKohukohuHokiangaNew Zealand AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Albert Downes by laying a poppy. Patrick Carroll Downer Wilfred Bertram Downer Albert Downes Alexander Downes Alexander Eccles Downes Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Albert Downes 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=20998440Archives NZNew Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic pagehttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/name-130595.htmlNZETCMinistry for Culture and Heritage, New Zealand History online. Kohukohu First World War Memorial.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/kohukohu-first-world-war-memorialFurther Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 197 AWMMNew Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.