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Full Name
Ivanhoe Edward Baigent
Rank Last Held
Second Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Ivanhoe Edward
Surname
Baigent
War
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
  • 3341
  • 22618
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
1878
Place of Birth
Nelson, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Second Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment
Sawmiller
Next of Kin
Charles Arthur Baigent (brother), Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
22nd Reinforcements Mounted Rifles Brigade, Machine-gun Section
Embarkation Date
15 February 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Moeraki
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
54
Page on Nominal Roll
2
Military Awards
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Last Unit Served
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Palestine
Date of Death
14 November 1917
Age at Death
39
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel
Grave Reference
B. 51.
Memorial Name
Ayun Kara Memorial (destroyed), Palestine
Biographical Notes
Son of Arthur and Ann Baigent, of Wakefield, Nelson
Description of Image
  • Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) from Powles, C.G. (1922). p. 264
  • Portrait provided by Peter Millward
Additional Information
Moerakithen transfer to Boora at Melbourne for Suez.
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Further References
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum