ASPINALL, Victor Ian
(Service number 6/1234)

Aliases Ian
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Date 24 March 1897 Place of Birth NZ

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Temuka
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin W. G. ASPINALL (father), Solicitor, Temuka
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 2nd Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 14 December 1914
Transport Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Gallipoli
Service Medals 1914-15 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal
Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 30 November 1976 Age 79 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 153, Plot 236
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Victor Ian ASPINALL (Ian) was a son of William Gregson and Caroline Helen (nee NANTES) ASPINALL. He married Evelina May BAXTER. His brother William Denys ASPINALL (Denys) was killed in action in 1917. Three other brothers also served in WWI - Brian Cyril, Guy and Lancelot.


Cenotaph Database [07 June 2014]; Headstone image Temuka Cemetery (Timaru District Council) [07 June 2014]

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