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Claude Searle Pownceby

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Image of memorial at Arras provided by Gabrielle Fortune. - Image has All Rights Reserved

Image of memorial at Arras provided by Gabrielle Fortune. - Image has All Rights Reserved

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Searle AWMM
  • Surname
    Pownceby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1384 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 July 1878 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Commercial Hotel, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.L. Pownceby (wife), Cockwood Station, near Devon, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1384 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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
    WW1 Unknown 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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  • Claude Pownceby was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pownceby, of 27 Lyncroft Gardens, Hampstead, London; husband of A. Lilian Pownceby, of 16 Market Place, Wokingham, Berk., England AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Arras Memorial, Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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