Sergeant

Frederick Arthur Gaskell

DCM

Awards

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Arthur H. and Edith Gaskell, of Glen Murray, Waikato, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

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There are no public contributions written for this casualty

Personal Tributes:

This year 2018 I am traveling to the Somme to see my great uncle's ( David Spence Lincoln ) memorial , his body was never found . I will also visit the grave of his cousin from NZ, Frederick Arthur Gaskell who also passed away in WW1 . May they rest in peace . 'Abide with me " . ... Read More

Casualty

Service Number: 
38525
Name:
Frederick Arthur Gaskell
Rank: 
Sergeant
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Arthur Herbert Gaskell (father), Te Kowhai, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment: 
Farmer
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
3 New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade, 4 Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
28 August 1918
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Age at Death: 
27
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
16 February 1917
Transport:
HMNZT 78
Vessel:
Navua
Destination:
Devonport, England

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

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
VI. E. 29.
Cemetery Location: 
France
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