Also known as
- South African 5 AWMM
- South African 573 AWMM
- WWI 12/907 AWMM
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Husband of Camilla Harrowell nee Steele (22/410)]. Father of Dudley Steele Harrowell (50760)] who was killed in WW2.
Harrowell joined the Provisional Transvaal Constabulary in June 1900. He returned to New Zealand aboard the S.S 'Harleck Castle' but rejoined the 7 NZMR as Captain, 21 Company, departing from Wellington in June 1901 aboard the S.S. 'Gulf of Taranto'.
Served as a Sergeant with 1 Company, First Contingent
Served as a Captain with the 21 Company Seventh Contingent
Assistant Military Secretary to the Commissioner (3 Auckland Regiment, Samoa Garrison), Samoa with the rank Major 1917
Wounded in Gallipoli and struck off strength and fit for home service
Served as a Major with the 3rd Auckland Regiment
Served as a Sergeant in the 1 Waikato Mounted Rifles AWMM
7 August 1941 AWMM
Age 74 AWMM
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O'Neill's Point Cemetery, 122 Bayswater Avenue, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland AWMM Row N Plot 056 AWMM
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- Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
- Kai Tiaki : the journal of the nurses of New Zealand. Wellington, N.Z.: Watkins. AWMM
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 308 AWMM
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
63: 1 AWMM
- St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co. AWMM
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