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Victor Albert Kelsall

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

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Kelsall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 356 AWMM
    • 11/674 AWMM
    • South African N/N AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 November 1875 AWMM Broughty FerryScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Defence Office, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Emona Kelsall (mother), Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
    London Gazette, 11 October 1916, p9839, Rec No 17: 'For their fine example & conduct throughout, while in the Chunk Bair position on the 8th & 9th Aug 1915.' AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • South Africa Surveyor/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Victor Kelsall was the son of Mrs L Kennedy of Queens Drive, Lyall Bay, Wellington.

    Native of Broughty Ferry, Scotland

    Killed in action, 8 August 1915.

    Mother: Mrs L Kennedy, Queen's Drive, Lyall Bay, Wellington. Native of Broughty Ferry, Scotland AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 44 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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  • A brave men. Never to be forgotten. Related on my mothers side. Kelsall-Hoare.
    Public - Sue - Other Relative - 12 July 2015

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: 388 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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12 July 2015SueNelsonOther Relative
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