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ANSTIS, PERCY

ANSTIS,  PERCY

RANK:  LANCE CORPORAL           SERIAL NO:  26/331

 

UNIT:     4th BATTALION ‘B’ COY. N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE

 

BORN:    13/04/1896  -  WOODVILLE  -  NEW ZEALAND

 

DIED:    15/09/1916                  

 

PLACE: IN THE FIELD, SOMME, FRANCE

 

SINGLE:                   RELIGION:  C of E

 

WIFE:    N/A

 

PARENTS:   William & Mary ANSTIS, WAIPAWA

 

SIBLINGS:

 

NEXT OF KIN: MRS M. ANSTIS (mother).

 

OCCUPATION: CLERK

 

EMPLOYER:  WILLIAMS & KETTLE LTD., WAIPAWA

 

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  WAIPAWA.

 

HEIGHT:  5’ 5¾”              WEIGHT:  9st. 9lb.      CHEST: 30½ ”

 

COMP:   MEDIUM            EYES:    BLUE             HAIR:    BROWN

 

EDUCATION: 

 

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  BULLS ROAD CEMETERY, FLERS, FRANCE

                                 

 

                          

 

ENLISTED:  Place: TRENTHAM                Date: 11/10/1915

 

MAIN BODY:                     REINFORCEMENT: 

 

MILITARY RECORD:

05/02/1916.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON  (‘MOKOIA’)

15/03/1916.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ.

07/04/1916.  EMBARKED FOR FRANCE FROM ALEXANDRIA.

15/09/1916.  KILLED IN ACTION IN THE FIELD, SOMME, FRANCE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                           

AWARDED: 

BRITISH WAR MEDAL.

VICTORY MEDAL.