De RENZY, Cyril
(Service number 47126)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank Rifleman


Date 2 June 1893 Place of Birth Winchester

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Winchester, Canterbury
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs E. E. De RENZY (mother), Winchester, Canterbury
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 25th Reinforcements, G Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Turakina 
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

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

Injury to sciatic nerve - 70% disability

Post-war Occupations

Pay clerk


Date 25 July 1953 Age 60 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 1A, Plot 311
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Cyril De Renzy was the son of William and Emma Elizabeth (née Young) De Renzy. He was educated at Temuka School.


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [19 March 2017]; Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch, headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [21 March 2017]

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