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Full Name
Joseph Colquhoun Howie
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Joseph Colquhoun
Surname
Howie
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11/641
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Howie (mother), North End, Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Kaponga, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Orari or Arawa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
346
Last Unit Served
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
9 August 1915
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference
Panel 5
Biographical Notes
Son of Joe Colquhoun Howie and Margaret Howie, of 201, Bowmont St., Enwood, Invercargill
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source
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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