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Full Name
Samuel James Noble
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Samuel James
Surname
Noble
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
25/223
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
Mrs J. Noble (wife), Tahataka, Northern Wairoa, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
3rd Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
5 February 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
24
Page on Nominal Roll
8
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
15 September 1916
Age at Death
30
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Biographical Notes
Samuel Noble was the son of Matilda Kathleen Noble, of 33 Rangi St., Gisborne, New Zealand, and the late Richard Benjamin Noble; husband of Jane Emma Noble, of Awakino Road, Dargaville.
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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