(Service number 9/588)

Aliases Herbert Henry
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper


Date Unknown Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment York Place, Dunedin
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs D. RIX (sister), Vogel Street, 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

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
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 30 April 1920 Age 32 yrs
Place of Death Dunedin
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block 71S, Plot 2
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Henry's next-of-kin was his sister, Mrs D. DIX, of Dunedin. His Personnel Record states that he was born in Timaru; the burial records says that he was a native of Australia. Henry married Janet Olive RAINES (Olive) in 1916, in NZ. Olive married John Aloysius McCARTNEY in 1922.


Cenotaph Database [27 June 2014]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ ref. AABK 18805 W5541 0055950) [27 June 2014]; CWGC [27 June 2014]; Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin headstone image & burial record (Dunedin City Council) [27 June 2014]

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