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Full Name: Ernest Michael Casey
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): Ernest Michael
Surname: Casey
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 21/43
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment: Clerk
Next of Kin: Mrs T.M. Casey (mother), Avon Street, Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: Army Pay Department
Embarkation Date: 1 April 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 28
Page on Nominal Roll: 27
Campaigns: Western Front
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Regiment
Place of Death: Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Death: 17 November 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cemetery Name: Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand
Grave Reference: 60. G. R.C.
Biographical Notes: Ernest Casey was the son of Mrs. T. M. Casey, of Wellington, New Zealand. Served on the Western Front, 1916-17.
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: http://www.cwgc.org
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