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Harry Cecil Marsh

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Marsh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 41835 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 June 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra LancashireEngland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    son of John Edward & Amelia MARSH of Greymouth Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    260 Gladstone Road, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 February 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Marsh (mother), Ward Street, Runanga, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 February 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1917-1918 Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd Btn Auckland Regiment Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 41835 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 February 2016 - estimated

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      156 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Harry Marsh was the son of James Edward and Amelia Marsh, of Amey St., Greymouth, New Zealand. Born in Lancashire, England.

    Embarked Wellington, 14 March 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 May 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 21 June 1917; joined 3rd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, in the field, 9 July 1917.
    Wounded in action, 14 July 1917 (gun shot wound, left elbow), and admitted to No 4 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 15 July 1917; to No 3 Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 17 July 1917; to England, 20 July 1917, and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 21 July 1917; to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 28 September 1917; to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 18 October 1917; to 4th Reserve Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, Sling Camp. 19 January 1918.
    Proceeded overseas to France, and marched in to Base Depot, Etaples, 24 March 1918.
    Joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 5 April 1918.
    Killed in action, 24 August 1918.

    Parents: James Edward and Amelia Marsh, Amey Street, Greymouth AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM XII. A. 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Private Harry Cecil Marsh, No. 41835, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force
    Killed in Action, Saturday 24 August 1918 during the New Zealand Division’s recapture of the village of Grevillers. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 February 2016 - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lazenbylinks/PS01/PS01_399.HTM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 9 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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11 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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