PINNELL, Edwin Isaac
(Service number 85707)

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Date 5 February 1897 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Mill Road, Waimate
Occupation Carter
Previous Military Experience 2nd South Canterbury Regiment
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mr Elisha PINNELL (father), Mill Road, Waimate
Religion Salvation Army
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Date 30 March 1980 Age 83 years
Place of Death New Zealand
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Cemetery
Memorial Reference Free Ground, Plot 497
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Edwin Isaac Pinnell was the son of Elisha and Amelia (née Maberly) Pinnell. Edwin was called up in 1917. He married Laura Milfred Joyce in 1918. Edwin died in 1980, predeceased by his wife by more than 30 years. Theye are buried in Free Ground in the Old Waimate Cemetery. His brother David Brooks also enlisted, neither of them going abroad.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [27 Match 2019]; Waimate Old Cemetery burial record.

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