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Henry Charles Furze

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Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Ref: W0414, 1929.332, F016). Soldier's records were identified by Margaret Nash of the Panmure Branch of NZSG. This image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Furze AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Herbert Charles Furze AWMM
    • Herbert Charles AWMM
  • Service number
    12/353 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 May 1890 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
    London, England AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 August 1914 AWMM Wharepoa, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.E. Furze (mother), 30 Devonshire Street, Norwich, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/353 AWMM
  • Military service
    Natal Military Police 1912 - 1913 250 days AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Cabinet Maker AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      130 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Slight illness on Transport 12, 12 October 1914 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Margaret Elizabeth Furze, of 30, Devonshire St., Norwich, England, and the late Henry Charles Furze.

    Embarked for the Dardanelles 12 April 1915.

    Wounded 25 April 1915

    Initially reported as wounded and missing; Court of Enquiry reported missing believed dead 16 January 1916.

    Listed incorrectly on the Nominal Roll as Herbert Charles Furze AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 April 1915 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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