RAWSTORN, Cecil Harold Packman
(Service number 80113)

First Rank Private Last Rank Rifleman


Date 2 August 1898 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date 25 July 1918 Age 20
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Ploughman Baxters Estate Upper Waitohi
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs D K Rawstorn (mother) care of Edward Kelland, Northdown, Timaru, New Zealand
Religion Church of England
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 42nd Reinforcements, B Company
Date 8 January 1918
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination London, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade (Reserve)

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 November 1918 Age
Place of Death United Kingdom
Cause Died of cerebro spinal fever
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Timaru South School WW1 Memorial plaque (as C H P Rawstorn?); Waitohi War Memorial (as C H P Rawstorn)

Biographical Notes


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (May 2014); SCRoll web submission by M Rawstorn, 11 May 2019

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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