Amos William Godsell Unknown date of birth - 7 June 1917 Key details Contribute › Service number1/279 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMWellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion 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 Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesAmos William AWMM SurnameGodsell AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number1/279 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 AWMMUnknown AWMMWW1 AWMMClerk AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM210 Tinakori RoadWellingtonNew Zealand AWMMUnknown AWMMUnknown address AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss E.M. Godsellcare of Mr McKeown16 Pitarua StreetWellingtonNew Zealand AWMMMrs Katherine McKeowen (sister)50 Ohiro RoadWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 15 August 1914 AWMMSingle AWMMPre 27 September 1916 AWMMUnknown Marital Status AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM CampaignsSamoa AWMMMessines AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number1/279 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMMWW1 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMMWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM15 August 1914 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMMHMNZT 1 HMNZT 2 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandApiaWestern Samoa AWMMWW1 AWMM27 September 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM23 Sep 1916-19 November 1916 AWMMHMNZT 65 AWMMDevonportDevonEnglandCape of Good HopeCape ProvinceRepublic of South Africa AWMMPort of CallDepart - 23 Sep 1916Arrival - 19 Nov 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM15 August 1914 AWMMSamoan Advance Party AWMM5th (Wellington) Regiment AWMMMoeraki or Monowai AWMMPrivate AWMMWW1 AWMM27 September 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) AWMM17th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company AWMMPakeha AWMMLance Corporal AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMWellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 Contribute › Age at death20 AWMM Date of death7 June 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathBelgium AWMM Death notesBelgium AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameMessines Ridge (New Zealand) MemorialMessines Ridge British CemeteryBelgium AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Amos William Godsell by laying a poppy. William Percival Godley Ernest Preece Godsall Amos William Godsell James Richard Godsell John Amos Godsell Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Amos William Godsell 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=16786832Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 268 AWMMNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM41: 8 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.