ANSELL, George
(Service number 18602)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 18 August 1895 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Kings Road, Wakauri, Gisborne
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss O. J. ANGROVE (friend), care of Mrs R. ANSELL, 4 Rima Street, Miramar, Wellington
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 9th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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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
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 2 July 1962 Age 66 years
Place of Death Petone
Memorial or Cemetery Taita Cemetery, Lower Hutt
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Ansell was the youngest son of James broughton and Rachel (née Crowther). He was educated at Masterton and Wellington. George married Elizabeth Clarice Hebbend in 1921. His brother James Broughton Ansell also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 April 2019]; Taita Cemetery record [13 April 2019]

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