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Full Name: Vincent Fosbery Nancarrow
Rank Last Held: Lieutenant
Forename(s): Vincent Fosbery
Surname: Nancarrow
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 7/688
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Lieutenant
Next of Kin: Mrs P.A. Nancarrow (mother), 20 Armagh Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Mount Hutt, Methven, New Zealand
Military District: Canterbury
Body on Embarkation: 2nd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 14 December 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 531
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death: 4 August 1915
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: B. V. 1.
Biographical Notes: Vincent Nancarrow was the son of Richard and Phillipa A. Nancarrow, of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Panel 2 (WW1), names, marble panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 and WW2, bronze plaque. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 1914 - 1918, marble panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
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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