Walter Charles Harper Unknown date of birth - 12 October 1917 Key details Contribute › Service number14808 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMLance Corporal AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Report 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 ForenamesWalter Charles AWMM SurnameHarper AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number14808 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs J. Howie (mother)OrmondPoverty BayNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number14808 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM26 June 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM26 June 1916 AWMMHMNZT 56 HMNZT 57 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandPlymouthDevonEngland AWMMDeparted - 26 June 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM26 June 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM5th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company AWMMTahiti or Maunganui AWMMLance Corporal AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMLance Corporal AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Walter Harper was the son of Helen Howie (formerly Harper), of Ormond, Gisborne, New Zealand; and the late James Harper. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death12 October 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathYpresBelgium AWMM Death notesYpresBelgium AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePoelcapelle British CemeteryLangemark-PoelkapelleWest-VlaanderenBelgium AWMM Grave referenceXXVIII. C. 13. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Walter Charles Harper by laying a poppy. Thomas Seymour Harper Tristram Anthony Gerard Harper Walter Charles Harper William Harper William Harper Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Walter Charles Harper 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=16791873Archives NZPasschendaele Casualty form.http://www.archives.govt.nz/exhibitions/passchendaele/view?pid=archives:12931Archives NZPasschendaele Casualty form.http://www.archives.govt.nz/exhibitions/passchendaele/view?pid=archives:12931Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM34: 37 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.