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Full Name: Norman William Scamburry
Rank Last Held: Driver
Forename(s): Norman William
Surname: Scamburry
Also Known As:
  • Scambary
  • Scambury
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 2/2257
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Gunner
Next of Kin: Mrs M. MacDonald (mother), 43 Childers Terrace, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Wellington, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Field Artillery
Embarkation Date: 9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 644
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Field Artillery, 71 Battery, 1 Brigade
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 13 January 1918
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Nord, France
Grave Reference: IV. B. 10.
Biographical Notes: Norman Scambury was the son of Margaret McDonald Scambury, of 453 Main Street East, Palmerston North, New Zealand, and the late James Scambury. Born in New South Wales, Australia. Also served at Gallipoli.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Additional Information:
  • Surname is recorded as Scamburry in Nominal Rolls, as Scambary in Archives New Zealand, Scambury in CWGC.
  • Serial Number is recorded as 2/225 in CWGC.
Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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