BAXTER, Norman
(Service number 9/ 8)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date 1893 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Maori Hill, Dunedin
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin R.G Baxter (father), Maori Hill, Dunedin
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Otago Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Embarked From Port Chalmers Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Mounted Rifles

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 6 August 1915 Age 21
Place of Death Gallipoli, Turkey
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery No.2 Outpost Cemetery, Turkey
Memorial Reference Special Memorial 6
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Norman Baxter was the son of Robert Gilbert and Miriam Baxter of Sumner, Christchurch. Native of Dunedin. Date of death may have been 6 August or 7 August 1915


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database (September 2013); SCRoll web submission from L Wright, 19 August 2015

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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