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Henry Kemp Anderson

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Kemp AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/297 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 Care of Hayward, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elizabeth Anderson (mother), Pencarrow Avenue, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/297 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 Surveyor 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Wounds and enteric fever AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Henry Anderson was the son of Alexander and Elizabeth Anderson, of 34 Balmoral Road, Mount Eden, Auckland.

      Educated in Auckland.

      Took part in the charge at the Daisy Patch 8 May 1915, but while in a rest camp 2 miles to the rear at Helles a few days later was hit in the back above the kidneys by a stray bullet.

      Evacuated to HS Sicilia and died of wounds (developed enteric fever) 21 May 1915 at sea between Gallipoli and Alexandria.

      Buried at sea. AWMM
    • Born 20-March-1882 at Rawene. Public - Janet - Other relative - 23 April 2016 - Family oral history
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    HENRY KEMP ANDERSON, Auckland Infantry Battalion. Died of enteric fever on May 21 - Elizabeth Anderson, Pencarrow Avenue, Mount Eden (mother). (Auckland Weekly News, 3 June 1915, p. 56) AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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