(Service number 52/658)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Barker (Sister) Pleasant Point, SC
Medical Information

Military Service

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

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 28th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 26 July 1917
Transport HMNZT 90, Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 20 June 1919 Age 32
Place of Death Pleasant Point, SC
Cause Unknown
Notices Timaru Herald, Volume CVIII, Issue 16839, 21 June 1919, Page 6
Memorial or Cemetery Pleasant Point Cemetery
Memorial Reference Row 10, Plot 342
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

SOUTHBY. —On June 20th at the residence of his brother-in-law (Mr W. J. Barklie), Pleasant Point, David Southby; aged 32. Deeply regretted.


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Liz Shea (SC branch NZSG)

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