GODFREY, Joseph Frederick William
(Service number 10/4459)
|First Rank||Lance Corporal||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||9 September 1896||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Kaikoura|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs F. Godfrey (mother), 5 London Street, Richmond, Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||11th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company|
|Date||1 April 1916|
|Transport||Maunganui or Tahiti|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||22 July 1916||Age||19|
|Place of Death||France|
|Cause||Died of wounds|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France|
|Memorial Reference||II. F. 48.|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial|
Joseph Godfrey was the son of Frederick and Frances I. Godfrey, of 192 Dixon St., Masterton, New Zealand.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 Nov 2013]; Military Record held at Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R16786805 - digitised0.
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