Second Lieutenant

Eric Guest Ancell

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Charles and Constance Ancell, of Dunedin, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

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Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
14349
Name:
Eric Guest Ancell
Rank: 
Second Lieutenant
Date of Birth:
18 August 1896
Place of Birth: 
Dunedin, New Zealand
Next of Kin: 
Mrs C.T. Ancell (mother), 14 Hay Street, Oriental Bay, Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment:
Civil servant
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Auckland Regiment, 2 Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
19 October 1916
Day of Death:
Thursday
Age at Death: 
20
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
26 June 1916
Transport:

HMNZT 56
HMNZT 57
Vessel:
Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination:
Devonport, England (22 August 1916)

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
IV. A. 6.
Cemetery Location: 
France
Eric Guest Ancell
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