GUDEX, Henry Carl
(Service number 73542)

Aliases Harry
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 27 March 1894 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment White Rock, Rangiora
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. E. GUDEX (mother), White Rock, Rangiora
Religion Presbyterian
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 38th Reinforcements, D Company
Date 5 June 1918
Transport Remuera
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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

Sheep farmer


Date 9 March 1974 Age 79 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Rangiora Park Lawn Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Henry Carl Gudex, known as Harry, was the youngest son of German-born Christian Gudex and his wife, Mary Elizabeth née Aker. He was educated at Claremont School near Timaru. Late in 1917 he was drawn in the Second Ballot for Second Division Class A drafts and was called up. at the time he was farming for his father at White Rock, Rangiora. Henry married Muriel Annie Scott in 1926.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 December 2019]; Timaru Herald, 4 December 1917 (Papers Past) [08 August 2015]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 December 2019]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [21 December 2019]; Rangiora Park Lawn Cemetery record (Find a Grave) [28 December 2019]

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