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Full Name
Horace Cunliffe Dumbell
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Horace Cunliffe
Surname
Dumbell
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
14595
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
W.D. Dumbell (father), 19 Featherston Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
14th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
26 June 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
34
Page on Nominal Roll
7
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
23 June 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium
Biographical Notes
Horace Dumbell was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Davidson Dumbell, of Tauranga, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
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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