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Full Name
Harold Edward Old
Rank Last Held
Lance Sergeant
Forename(s)
Harold Edward
Surname
Old
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/1940
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
W. Old (father), Makino Road, Feilding, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Makino Road, Feilding, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
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
550
Campaigns
  • Gallipoli
  • Western front
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
3 April 1918
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
XXXIII. C. 5A
Biographical Notes
Son of William and Emma Jane Old, of Wanganui
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
CWGC Cemetery
Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
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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