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Full Name
Horatio Spinks
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Horatio
Surname
Spinks
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
8/4032
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
B.T. Spinks (father), Owaka, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
10th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Embarkation Date
4 March 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
26
Page on Nominal Roll
19
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
5 October 1916
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Grave Reference
II. F. 244.
Biographical Notes
Horatio Spinks was the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Spinks, of Owaka, Balclutha, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
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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