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Full Name
David Handisides
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
David
Surname
Handisides
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
7/1244
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
1885
Place of Birth
New Zealand
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Mrs Elizabeth Ann Geraldine Handisides (wife), Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Akaroa, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
299
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Egypt
Date of Death
20 January 1917
Age at Death
31
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
F. 370.
Memorial Name
Family grave memorial, Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand
Memorial Reference
Grave of Elizabeth Ann Geraldine Handisides Block 17 Plot 176
Biographical Notes
David Handisides was the son of David and Mary Handisides, of Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand; husband of Elizabeth Ann Geraldine Handisides (nee Kennedy), of 20 Bath St., Christchurch.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
  • Family grave memorial of Elizabeth Ann Geraldine Handisides, Bromley Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees 2013
  • Wide view, memorial on the grave of Elizabeth Ann Geraldine Handisides, at Bromley Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees 2013 - area
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Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum