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Full Name: Edwin Worth
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Edwin
Surname: Worth
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 16468
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: Robert Worth (father), Clark Street, Waihi, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 17th Reinforcements New Zealand Mounted Rifles, Details
Embarkation Date: 23 September 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 65
Vessel: Pakeha
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 41
Page on Nominal Roll: 3
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Regiment
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 10 January 1918
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference: XXVI. C. 11A.
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Son of Robert and Amanda Worth, of Clark St., Waihi, New Zealand.
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Woolley, S. - Wright, C.W. (photo J Halpin 2010)
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:
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