(Service number 69304)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||14 August 1889||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Occupation||Labourer (Wellington Harbour Board)|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs S. Scorringi (mother), 40 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces (?)||Served in|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||34th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||8 February 1918|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Liverpool, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd|
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||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|
|New Zealand Memorials|
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.
No documents available.
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Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)
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