(Service number 7/ 29)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||1886||Place of Birth|
|Date||15 Aug 1914-31 Dec 1915||Age|
|Address at Enlistment||Fairlie|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||M. Caswell (father), Albury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body; NZEF|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Mounted Rifles; 10 Reinforcements Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron|
|Transport||Tahiti or Athenic; Willochra or Tofua|
|Embarked From||Lyttelton; Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||2 February 1965||Age|
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|New Zealand Memorials|
In 1910 Henry cycled in a race from Timaru to Christchurch. In 1914, prior to enlisting, he was a member of the McKenzie Country Collie Club.
After the war, Henry married Wilhelmina McKay, a widow, in 1930. Henry and Wilhelmina are mentioned in Peter Newman's book "10,000 horses". Henry died on 2 February 1965.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (October 2014); SCroll web submission by J Caswell, 25 February 2018 & 12 March 2021
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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG
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