WINTER, Herbert
(Service number 12867)

First Rank Gunner Last Rank


Date 17 April 1893 Place of Birth Rangitata

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Avenue Road, Timaru
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin G. WINTER (father), Avenue Road, Timaru
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 Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 13th reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 27 May 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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

Post-war Occupations


Date 21 March 1962 Age 68 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 54, Plot 828
New Zealand Memorials Cave War Memorial - Those who offered their lives by serving overseas

Biographical Notes

Herbert Winter was the son of George and Sarah (née McClelland) Winter. He was educated at Rangitata Station and Cannington schools. In 1924 at St Mary's, Timaru, he married Emily Maud Burrell. Emily was buried in the Timaru Cemetery in 1984, and Herbert is remembered on the headstone (no burial record). ,


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [23 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 April 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [23 April 2019]

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