UNWIN, Cyril
(Service number 26/1104)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 17 May 1879 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Winchester
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Sydney UNWIN (brother), Winchester, South Canterbury
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 4th Battalion, D Company
Date 5 February 1916
Transport Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination
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Date 22 April 1933 Age 55 years
Place of Death Whare Whero, Orari (home)
Cause Heart failure
Notices The Times, London, England, 26 April 1933
Memorial or Cemetery Geraldine Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 434, Plot 120
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Cyril Unwin was born on 17 May 1879 at Lee, Kent, England, the son of Edward Unwin and his wife Elizabeth née Spicer. He married Grace Eugenie Curline, a nurse, also of England, on 26 April 1922 at St Peter's Church, Temuka. Grace outlived Cyril by over 37 years..


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