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Full Name: Ivanhoe Edward Baigent
Rank Last Held: Second Lieutenant
Forename(s): Ivanhoe Edward
Surname: Baigent
War:
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.:
  • 3341
  • 22618
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 1878
Place of Birth: Nelson, New Zealand
First Known Rank: Second Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment: Sawmiller
Next of Kin: Charles Arthur Baigent (brother), Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 22nd Reinforcements Mounted Rifles Brigade, Machine-gun Section
Embarkation Date: 15 February 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: Moeraki 15 February 1917
Vessel: Moeraki
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 54
Page on Nominal Roll: 2
Military Awards: Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Last Unit Served: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Palestine
Date of Death: 14 November 1917
Age at Death: 39
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel
Grave Reference: B. 51.
Memorial Name: Ayun Kara Memorial (destroyed), Palestine
Biographical Notes: Son of Arthur and Ann Baigent, of Wakefield, Nelson
Description of Image:
  • Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) from Powles, C.G. (1922). p. 264
  • Portrait provided by Peter Millward
Additional Information: Moerakithen transfer to Boora at Melbourne for Suez.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
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