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Full Name: Henry Stanhope Bernard
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Henry Stanhope
Surname: Bernard
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/3483
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Machinist
Next of Kin: Miss Eliza Webber (friend), McIntyre Avenue, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 9th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Embarkation Date: 8 January 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 37
Vessel: Maunganui
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 21
Page on Nominal Roll: 28
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 18 September 1916
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference: IV. L. 5.
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Henry Bernard was the brother of C. E. Bernard, of Parore St., Dargaville, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel - Bennett, S. - Best, F.TeK. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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