HUMPHRIES, Cecil Frederick George
(Service number 55/207)

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Date 27 October 1886 Place of Birth Mataura

Enlistment Information

Date 7 August 1914 Age 27 years
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
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Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

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Military Awards

Service Medals 1914-1915 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal
Military Awards Military Cross

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No information

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 22 August 1918 Age 31 years
Place of Death Fonxquevillers, France
Cause died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Cecil Frederick George Humphries was born on 27 October 1886 at Mataura, the son of Charles John Humphries and Ada Rebecca née Bond, later Mrs Rowse. Cecil's father,apublican at Mataura, died there in 1896; two years later his mother married Henry James Rowse. Cecil was educated at Mataura School and then at Kaikourai School in Dunedin. When his mother remarried he transferred to Waimate School.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [22 May 2018]; Waimate Daily Advertiser, 14 July 1917, 11 October 1917, 24 December 1917, 4 June 1918 (Papers Past) [21 May 2018]

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