(Service number 6/4111)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. Naughton (father), Kerrytown, Canterbury, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 3 April 1916
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment

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 16 October 1916 Age
Place of Death United Kingdom to France
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Oxford (Botley) cemetery,Oxfordshire,U.K.
Memorial Reference 11.65
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Pleasant Point War Memorial; Albury Football Club Roll of Honour (spelt Norton); Mackenzie War Memorial, Fairlie, 2016 additions

Biographical Notes

Son of William Naughton of Kerrytown, Sth Canterbury


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (August 2013); Commonwealth War Graves Commission website (

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Maree Bowen, SC branch NZSG

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