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Full Name
Edward Wale Trower
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Edward Wale
Surname
Trower
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
44174
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm labourer
Next of Kin
William Trower (brother), Matiri, Murchison, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
Reinforcements G Company
Embarkation Date
14 March 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ruapehu
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
57
Page on Nominal Roll
31
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
7 April 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Biographical Notes
Edward Trower was the son of Mrs. J. Trower, of Vanguard St., Nelson, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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