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Henry Carswell

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Carswell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2237 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
    Unknown AWMM Ngaruawahia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Carswell (father), River Road, Ngaruawahia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2237 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand, 4th Auckland Infantry Battalion Public - Rachel Fae - Other Relative - 26 April 2015 - New Zealand Army WWI Nominal Rolls, 1914-1918
  • 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
    21yrs (born July 1894, in Wairoa, NZ) Public - Rachel Fae - Other Relative - 26 April 2015 - New Zealand, Birth Index, 1840-1950

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 Carswell wsa the son of Mr & Mrs James Carswell, of Gordonton, Waikato.

    Private Carswell was killed on 7 August (recorded as 8 August) in the charge at the Pinnacle during the August Offensive. He was reported missing on the 8 August 1915.

    Private Carswell's brother, 13/2283 Sergeant John Carswell, Auckland Mounted Rifles, also served in WWI. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Te Aroha First World War Memorial, Kenrick Street, Te Aroha. AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Remembering the great uncle I never knew, but hold great respect for, in this the 100th year of his death fighting for his country. xx Shelley (daughter of Athol, your nephew)
    Public - Shelley - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 114 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2015Rachel FaeGembrook, Victoria, AustraliaOther Relative
21 April 2015ShelleyWhangamata, New ZealandOther Relative
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