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Full Name
Gerald Aubrey Whitcombe
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Gerald Aubrey
Surname
Whitcombe
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
13/750
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Joe Whitcombe, Kawhai, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Moeatoa, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
2nd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Auckland 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
771
Last Unit Served
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
8 August 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference
Panel 3
Biographical Notes
Brother of Mr. H. G. Whitcombe, of Maratopa, Te Kuiti.
Description of Image
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Wheeler, N. - White, A. (photo J Halpin 2010)
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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