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BOGLE, GILBERT VERE

BOGLE, GILBERT VERE

RANK:  CAPTAIN                     SERIAL NO:  3/534

UNIT:    1st BATTALION 3rd N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE MEDICAL CORPS

BORN:    09/06/1884  -  NEW ZEALAND

DIED:    17/09/1916                                               

PLACE:  SOMME, FRANCE

SINGLE:                   RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    Mrs Margaret BOGLE (nee Fell), married Wellington 17/07/1915                                                                                                                                                                                                      

PARENTS:   James Kennedy & Annie Stafford BOGLE, HAVELOCK NORTH

SIBLINGS:  2nd Lieutenant George Stafford BOGLE, ROYAL ENGINEERS,

                         Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 15/10/1915.

                    Gordon Kennedy BOGLE, 26th BATTALION, A.I.F (AUST)

                         Killed in Action, Belgium, 20/09/1917.

 

NEXT OF KIN:  Mrs G.V. BOGLE (wife) C/- N.Z. High Commissioner, LONDON

OCCUPATION: MEDICAL PRACTITIONER

EMPLOYER:  

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  WAIPUKURAU

HEIGHT:  5’ 8¼”              WEIGHT:  12st. 5lb.    CHEST: 35”

COMP:   FAIR         EYES:    HAZEL           HAIR:    LIGHT BROWN

EDUCATION:   

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  QUARRY CEMETERY, MONTAUBAN, SOMME                    

ENLISTED:    WAIPUKURAU           DATE:  06/03/1915

MAIN BODY:                               REINFORCEMENT:   

MILITARY RECORD:

06/03/1915.  POSTED TO CAPTAIN.

09/10/1915.  LEFT FOR SUEZ, EGYPT.

15/11/1915.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ.

20/12/1915.  EMBARKED FOR MATRUH.

29/02/1915.  ATTACHED FOR DUTY TO 1st BATTALION, 3rd N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE.

06/04/1915.  DISEMBARKED ALEXANDRIA.

06/04/1915.  EMBARKED FOR FRANCE FROM ALEXANDRIA.

17/09/1916.  KILLED IN ACTION, WHILE ATTENDING WOUNDED,

                                  FLERS, SOMME, FRANCE

AWARDED:  BRITISH WAR MEDAL. VICTORY MEDAL.  1914-15 STAR.

MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES 15/16 SEPTEMBER, 1916