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Harry Archibald Daniel

Harry on board the Aparima.

Harry Archibald Daniel

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    Harry Archibald AWMM
  • Surname
    Daniel AWMM
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Alice Daniel (wife), Wickham, Newcastle AWMM
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Medical history

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    1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Torpedoed by UB.40 when 6 miles SW of Anvil Point on passage London to Barry, England AWMM

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  • Son of the late Samuel George and Elizabeth Daniel; husband of Alice Maud Daniel, of Brigerton House, 196 Hammell St., Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Born at [sic] Kiataumara , New Zealand. Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

    Walter was one of 17 cadets from New Zealand who lost their lives on the 19 November 1917. (Source:

    He drowned when HMTS Aparima - a 5704 tons British Merchant vessel - was hit on 19 November 1917 by a torpedo from a submarine 6 miles S.W. from Anvil Point. (Anvil Point is on the south coast of England between Bournemouth and Weymouth.) The Aparima was armed for defensive purposes and the crew had no warning that they were being attacked. 56 lives were lost. Source: NZ History. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    19 November 1917 CWGC
    Age 29 AWMM
    Anvil PointEngland CWGC
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  • Memorial name
    Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London, England AWMM

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  • In memory of my great uncle, An honorable and brave man.
    Public - SHEILA - Other relative - 15 February 2020



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11 October 2020AllanRotoruaResearcher
15 February 2020SHEILADunedinOther relative

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