WEBSTER, Geoffrey Sargood
(Service number 56387)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank


Date 31 May 1896 Place of Birth Akaroa

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Clifton Road, Takapuna, Auckland
Occupation Warehouseman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mr Henry Bunting WEBSTER (father), Clifton Road, Takapuna, Auckland
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 29th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Regiment
Date 13 August 1917
Transport Mokoia
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 4 July 1970 Age 74 years
Place of Death Devonport, Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Purewa Crematorium, Auckland; ashes interred Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Memorial Reference Soldiers Berm K 1B, Plot 184
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Geoffrey Sargood Webster was the second son of Henry Bunting and Clara Wordsworth (née Sargood) Webster. He was educated at Gleniti and Waimataitai schools, Timaru, and privately. He was a warehouseman for Sargood Son & Ewen. Geoffrey married Doris Lilian Duder in 1932 at Devonport. After doris' death he married Winifred Joan McMinn. His brother, Henry Norman Webster also served in World War I, and both Geoffrey and Henry served in World War II.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [22 January 2020]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [22 January 2020]; Purewa Crematorium & Waikumete Cemetery records [22 January 2020]

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