CORRY, Edward Thomas
(Service number 14070)

Aliases E T G
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank private


Date 28 October 1889 Place of Birth Alford Forest, Ashburton

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment c/- G Ruddenklau, Waiho Downs
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Benjamin Corry (father) GreenhillRoad,Morven, Canterbury
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 5th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 June 1916
Transport HMNZT 56,57 Maunganui , Tahiti
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury, Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion

Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 6 September 1918 Age 29
Place of Death Havrincourt, France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference IV. C. 14
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Ann Corry Augustine St, Waimate. birth recorded in BMD as 1887


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