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Henry Parker Best

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Parker AWMM
  • Surname
    Best AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/487 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 July 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Best (father), Te Horo, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/487 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 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry Best was the son of James and J. S. Best, of Te Horo, Manawatu, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers, Somme, France AWMM III. H. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Henry Parker Best was my Great Uncle who has been resting in France for almost 100 years after being killed in action by an exploding artillery shell on the 23rd of September 1916. He was 25years young and I do feel his loss. We must never forget these brave young men.
    Public - Brian Richard - Other Relative - 21 April 2015
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Sources

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21 April 2015Brian RichardNew ZealandOther Relative

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