condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Joseph Newsome Drabble

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 198 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 198 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Newsome AWMM
  • Surname
    Drabble AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/322 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    8 March 1891 AWMM CambridgeWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Pongakawa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joseph Drabble, Pongakawa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/322 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Trooper AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Four brothers all saw active service: Joseph Newsome Drabble (WW1, 13/322), Robert William Drabble (South African War, 7159), Frederick Layne Drabble (WW1, 13/3020), and Walter John Drabble ( WW1, 92/528) AWMM


About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    9 February 1971 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



Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    Te Puke School War Memorial, Te Puke Primary School, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Joseph Newsome Drabble by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Joseph Newsome Drabble

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • Hello Grand dad,forever miss you,my hero.
    Public - Graham leslie - Direct descendant - 27 December 2016



Contribute ›


Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 December 2016Graham leslieShannon,new zealandDirect descendant

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.