HINSON, Heber Basil
(Service number 18221)

First Rank Last Rank Captain


Date Unknown Place of Birth

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Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

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Date 30 March 1918 Age 24 yrs
Place of Death
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria
Memorial Reference C. 115.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Pleasant Point War Memorial (as H. J. HINSON); Pleasant Point School Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of Rev. Stanley & Amy HINSON, of Pleasant Point, Soth Canterbury. Attended Christs College, Christchurch. Graduate of the Military College, Duntroon, Australia.


Cenotaph Database [20 October 2013]; CWGC (Hebert Basil) [21 October 2013]

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