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Harry Cuthbert Northcroft

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Cuthbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Northcroft AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Henry AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/110 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 August 1914 AWMM 2 Park Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Henry William Northcroft (father), Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/110 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 8 August 1914 AWMM Solicitor/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry Northcroft was the son of Henry William and Margaret Northcroft.

    His father served in the New Zealand Wars, holder of the New Zealand Cross.

    Attended Auckland Grammar School.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

    His name is listed on the Auckland War Memorial Museums' World War 1 Hall of Memories and on the New Zealand Lawyers Roll of Honour. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM I.B.3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1915. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial window, St Andrew's Church, 100 St Andrew's Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, St Peter's Anglican Church, 11 Killarney Street, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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