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Full Name
Harold Ellison Speight
Rank Last Held
Second Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Harold Ellison
Surname
Speight
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
2/1499
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Gunner
Next of Kin
Mrs M.H. Speight (mother), Saint George's Bay Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Central Terrace, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Field Artillery
Embarkation Date
17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
682
Military Awards
Military Cross (MC)
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery
Place of Death
New Zealand
Date of Death
19 November 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cemetery Name
Domain Road Cemetery, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Block D. Grave 5.
Memorial Name
  • Family grave memorial, Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank, Auckland
  • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand
Description of Image
  • Family grave memorial, Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank, Auckland provided by Paul F. Baker 2010
  • Family grave memorial, Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank, Auckland provided by Paul F. Baker 2010
  • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, Panel 5, bronze plaque, names Otto - Stewart (Photo P. Baker 2008)
Archives NZ source
Further References
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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