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Full Name: Joseph Colquhoun Howie
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Joseph Colquhoun
Surname: Howie
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 11/641
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: Mrs M. Howie (mother), North End, Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Kaponga, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Orari or Arawa
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 346
Last Unit Served: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 9 August 1915
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference: Panel 5
Biographical Notes: Son of Joe Colquhoun Howie and Margaret Howie, of 201, Bowmont St., Enwood, Invercargill
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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