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Full Name: James Hugh Carswell
Rank Last Held: Lance Corporal
Forename(s): James Hugh
Surname: Carswell
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 23514
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Merchant
Next of Kin: Mrs Frances Carswell (mother), Avenal Road, Invercargill, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 13th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Embarkation Date: 27 May 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 55
Vessel: Tofua
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 33
Page on Nominal Roll: 14
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 16 October 1917
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, France
Grave Reference: VIII. I. 69.
Biographical Notes: Son of Mrs. Frances Carswell, of Avenal Rd., Invercargill, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
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