BALL, Harry Edward
(Service number 6/2060)

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Date 31 August 1891 Place of Birth Rangiora

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Maltby Avenue, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Henry BALL (father), 41 Maltby Avenue, Timaru
Religion Wesleyan
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 5th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Transport Maunganui of Tahiti or Aparima
Embarked From Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
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 18 February 1953 Age 61 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Arthur Ball was the oldest son of Harry and Elizabeth Amelia (née Hall) Ball. He was educated at Ohoka, Opawa and Sydneham schools. Harry, junior, married Gertrude Margaret Dunn in 1919, His brother, George Arthur Ball, also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 February 2020); NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [10 February 2020]; School Admission record [10 February 2020]

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald; Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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