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Full Name
Vincent Fosbery Nancarrow
Rank Last Held
Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Vincent Fosbery
Surname
Nancarrow
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
7/688
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Lieutenant
Next of Kin
Mrs P.A. Nancarrow (mother), 20 Armagh Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Mount Hutt, Methven, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
2nd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
14 December 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
531
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
4 August 1915
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
B. V. 1.
Biographical Notes
Vincent Nancarrow was the son of Richard and Phillipa A. Nancarrow, of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Panel 2 (WW1), names, marble panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 and WW2, bronze plaque. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 1914 - 1918, marble panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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