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Full Name
James Hugh Carswell
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
James Hugh
Surname
Carswell
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
23514
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Merchant
Next of Kin
Mrs Frances Carswell (mother), Avenal Road, Invercargill, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
13th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Embarkation Date
27 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
33
Page on Nominal Roll
14
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
16 October 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, France
Grave Reference
VIII. I. 69.
Biographical Notes
Son of Mrs. Frances Carswell, of Avenal Rd., Invercargill, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum