Raymond John AWMM
Also known as
WWI 63991 AWMM
17 September 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Cheltenham
, Devonport Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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Mrs Mildred Sarah Ambury (wife), care of Miss King, Devon Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
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- Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 8.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
131 lb AWMM
Son of Arthur and Emily Ambury, of Cheltenham, England; husband of Mildred Sarah Ambury, of Gill St., New Plymouth, New Zealand.
The entrance to New Plymouth Boys' High School commemorates those Old Boys who were killed or died of wounds in World War 1.
Ordained minister of Baptist Church; enlisted as a private soldier.
War service: Western Front
Embarked Wellington, 22 November 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 7 January 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 20 March 1918; marched in to New Zealand General Base Depot, Etaples, 24 March 1918.
Marched in to No 1 New Zealand Entrenching Bn, 26 March 1918.
Transferred to 1st Bn, Wellington Regiment, and posted to 7 Company, in the field, 5 April 1918.
Killed in action, nr Bancourt, France, 30 August 1918.
Parents: Arthur and Emily Ambury, Cheltenham, England; Wife: Mildred Sarah Ambury, Gill Street, New Plymouth
Parents: Arthur and Emily Amsbury (both b. England); emigrated 1893 AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
75: 28 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
|24 May 2018||NPBHS Archives||New Plymouth, New Zealand||Researcher||
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