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Henry Charles Furze

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  • Service number
    12/353 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Herbert Charles Furze AWMM
    • Herbert Charles AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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
    Anglican, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    1 May 1890 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    London, England AWMM
  • Birth notes
    London, England AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Cabinet Maker AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 Aug 1914 Wharepoa, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.E. Furze (mother), 30 Devonshire Street, Norwich, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey 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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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 August 1914 AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW1 24 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Auckland, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 12 AWMM
    Vessel was Waimana AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Main Body 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
    • 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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  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM

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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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    25 April 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    72 AWMM
  • Obituary

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