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Amos William Godsell

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  • Service number
    1/279 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Amos William AWMM
  • Surname
    Godsell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1/279 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown/Civilian AWMM
    • WW1 Clerk AWMM
      Unknown military district AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown 210 Tinakori Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown Unknown address AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Miss E.M. Godsell, care of Mr McKeown, 16 Pitarua Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Katherine McKeowen (sister), 50 Ohiro Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 15 Aug 1914 Single AWMM
    • Pre 27 Sep 1916 Unknown Marital Status AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • Samoa AWMM
    • Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1/279 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
      Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      • WW1 HMNZT 1 or HMNZT 2 AWMM
        Vessel was Moeraki or Monowai AWMM
        Private AWMM
        5th (Wellington) Regiment AWMM
        Samoan Advance Party AWMM
      • WW1 23 Sep 1916-19 November 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 65 AWMM
        Vessel was Pakeha AWMM
        Lance Corporal/Military AWMM
        17th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B 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

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      WW1 Private AWMM
      Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • Amos Godsell was the son of the late John and Margaret Godsell, of Kakahu, South Canterbury, New Zealand. Native of Auckland. Also served at Samoa.

      New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM

    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
      20 AWMM
    • Date of death
      7 June 1917 AWMM
    • Cause of death
      Killed in Action AWMM
    • Place of death
      Belgium AWMM
    • Death notes
      Belgium AWMM
    • Cemetery name
    • Grave reference
    • Memorial name
      Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Memorial reference
    • Obituary

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