DOSSETT , Henry Charles Leo
(Service number 27246)

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Date 17 March 1891 Place of Birth Pleasant Point

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Grocer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs K. DOSSETT (mother), Pleasant Point, South Canterbury
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 17th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 25 September 1916
Transport Devon
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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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 28 February 1963 Age 71 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Pleasant Point Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 19, Plot 93
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Henry Charles DOSSETT & Catherine (Kate) nee HORGAN. Married Agnes Gertrude COOLING in 1927. Brother Frederick John DOSSETT also served in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [16 October 2013]; TDC headstone image (Pleasant Point Cemetery) [16 October 2013] 

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