(Service number 69304)

Aliases Joe
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 14 August 1889 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer (Wellington Harbour Board)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs S. Scorringi (mother), 40 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 34th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 8 February 1918
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Liverpool, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd

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 8 October 1918 Age 29
Place of Death Le Cateau, France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Joseph Scorringi was the son of Frank and Sarah Scorringi, of 46 Roxburgh St., Wellington, New Zealand.


Cenotaph (4 June 2014); Identified by telephone call from Ken Drury (sp?), great-nephew, to Tony Rippin, 4 June 2014 - Ken has portriat(s) and some documentation he intends to share once collated.

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Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)

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