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Full Name
Edward Griffith Bristed
Rank Last Held
Second Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Edward Griffith
Surname
Bristed
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/1786
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
A.H. Bristed (father), 62 River Road, Avonside, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
62 River Road, Avonside, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
78
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
3 December 1917
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Biographical Notes
Edward Bristed was the son of Son of Arthur Henry and Kate Bristed, of Christchurch, New Zealand. Previously wounded at Gallipoli.
Archives NZ source
NZETC
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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