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Cyril John Caverhill

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Cyril Caverhill photograph from the King's College Honour Roll, WWI - No known copyright restrictions

Cyril Caverhill photograph from the King's College Honour Roll, WWI - No known copyright restriction …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cyril John AWMM
  • Surname
    Caverhill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 91489 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 July 1898 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs A Caverhill (mother), Days Bay, Wellington AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 91489 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 31 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 Private AWMM

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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from influenza AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Cyril Caverhill was the son of Amy L. Caverhill (nee Knight) of York Street East, Levin, Wellington, and the late Thomas William Caverhill.

      He attended King's College in Auckland from 1914-16. AWMM
    • I have information about Cyril's antecedents and descendants which I have compiled over many years. I am one of Cyril's great nieces. Kay Caverhill Public - Kay - Other relative - 24 October 2018 - Military records and family records and births deaths registry information
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM 676 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
24 October 2018KayOnehungaOther relative
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