DABELL, Bernard
(Service number 9/690)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Sergeant


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Waimate Valley
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Alice Mary Dabell (wife), 22 Sarah St, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 2nd Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Otago Mounted Rifles
Date 14 December 1914
Transport Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 24 August 1915 Age 27
Place of Death At sea, HMHS Franconia ex Gallipoli
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
Memorial Reference 72
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Son of Charles and Mary Dabell,f Blackgang, Isle of Wight, England; husband of Alice May Dabell. Member of the Legion of Frontiersmen


Cenotaph Jan 2014

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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