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Full Name: Patrick Souter
Rank Last Held: Lance Sergeant
Forename(s): Patrick
Surname: Souter
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 24/2095
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Baker
Next of Kin: Mrs Maggie Souter (mother), Hokitika, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 4th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date: 4 March 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 26
Page on Nominal Roll: 33
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 5 April 1918
Age at Death: 32
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Serre Road Cemetery No 1, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference: II. B. 3.
Biographical Notes: Patrick Souter was the son of John Pearson Souter and Margaret Souter, of Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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