condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Harry Guthrie Whishaw

-
Portrait, Weekly News - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait, Weekly News - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry Guthrie AWMM
  • Surname
    Whishaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/154 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    15 June 1885 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 12 August 1914 AWMM Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Kate Whishaw (mother), Stoneridge, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/154 AWMM
  • Military service
    North West Mounted Police, Canada (18 months) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      148 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      April 1915 wounded in action, Dardanelles, bullet wound in the neck AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      August 1915 schrapnel in the hand AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Son of John Henley Whishaw and Kathrine (listed at BDM as Catherine) Elizabeth Whishaw of Stoneridge, Featherston.

    Three children enlisted and died Bernard Guthrie (W1 11/1996), Harry Guthrie (WW1 10/154) and Mabel (22/371 )

    Appointed Corporal April 1916; then temporary Lance Sergeant June 1916

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection holds an autograph album containing the signatures of seventy (70) First World War New Zealand soldiers who were patients at No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, in January, 1916. Harry Whishaw's signature is among them. [Ref. MS 2005/19]

    Rank last held was listed as Temporary Lance Sergeant. AWMM
Read more

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    3 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM I.C.29. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Harry Guthrie Whishaw by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Harry Guthrie Whishaw

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.