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Edward John Casbey

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 116 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward John AWMM
  • Surname
    Casbey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/985 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 November 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra NgaruawahiaWaikato Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 54 Vincent Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D. Reid (sister), 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
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/985 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Disembarked Alexandria, 3 December 1914.
    Underwent tonsillectomy, 3 February 1915.
    Joined unit at Gallipoli, 8 May 1915.
    Admitted to hospital, Malta, 10 August 1915. Transferred to England; discharged from hospital, 16 October 1915; arrived at NZ Depot, Weymouth, 8 November 1915.

    Proceeded overseas to France from Sling Camp, 20 August 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 31 August 1916.
    Found guilty, 13 October 1917, of paying a visit to Poperinghe without a pass, and on a visit to Poperinghe being improperly dressed (no proper belt): awarded 7 day' Field Punishment No 2.
    Found guilty, 11 June 1918, of drunkenness: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2 and fined 5/-.
    Found guilty, 28 June 1918, of absent from billets after 9.30 pm: forfeited 1 day's pay.
    Found guilty, Codford, 20 January 1919, of while on Active Service being absent without leave from 2345, 20 January, to 2000, 25 January 1919: awarded forfeiture of 10 days' pay.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Ajana', 7 February 1919; discharged, 23 April 1919.
    Total war service: 4 years 428 days (of which 4 years 162 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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

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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
      Page No: 116 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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