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Full Name
George Ashcroft Wadsworth
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
George Ashcroft
Surname
Wadsworth
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
26/647
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
Miss M. Wadsworth (sister), European Hotel, Dunedin, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
4th Battalion, Advance Party, Transport Section
Embarkation Date
8 January 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Warrimoo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
16
Page on Nominal Roll
12
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Bapaume, France
Date of Death
29 August 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
George Wadsworth was the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Wadsworth, of 106 Shetland St., Kaikorai, Dunedin, 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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