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Full Name
Rangi Forsman
Forename(s)
Rangi
Surname
Forsman
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
54681
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
10 January 1897
Place of Birth
New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Flaxmill hand
Next of Kin
A.L. Forsman (father), Waharoa, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
30th Reinforcements Specialists Company, Machine-Gun Section
Embarkation Date
13 October 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Corinthic or Arawa
Destination
Liverpool, England
Nominal Roll Number
72
Page on Nominal Roll
23
Place of Death
New Zealand
Date of Death
26 July 1989
Age at Death
92
Year of Death
1989
Cemetery Name
Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Ashes Scattered
Biographical Notes
Rangi Forsman's son, Ivan Thomas, was killed in World War 2.
Postwar Occupation
Storeman
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum