Sergeant

Henry John Rowe

Secondary Memorial: 
Matakana War Memorial
Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Rowe, of Lower Matakana, Auckland.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
Relatives Who Are Also Casualties:
NZ WAR GRAVES
CONTRIBUTED

Public Contributions:

Henry John Rowe was born 25th September 1894 on the family farm on the banks of the Kopuaranga River, Hastwell, Manawatu. He was the 11th and youngest child of Charles & Ann Rowe who farmed in Ha... Read More

Submitted by: Steven McLaren
Relationship to casualty: Researcher
Henry Rowe was my Grandfather's (George McLaren) sergeant ... and they were good friends. Here is a photo of Sgt Rowe along with my Grandfather who was a corporal at the time. He was promoted to... Read More

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
12/2559
Name:
Henry John Rowe
Rank: 
Sergeant
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
C.W. Rowe (father), Lower Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Lower Matakana, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Auckland Regiment, 1 Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
07 June 1917
Day of Death:
Thursday
Age at Death: 
21
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Bodies of Embarkation:

Samoan Advance Party
5th Reinforcements
Places of Embarkation:

Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:

HMNZT 1
HMNZT 2
HMNZT 24
HMNZT 25
HMNZT 26
Vessels:

Moeraki or Monowai
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destinations:

Apia, Samoa
Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)

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

Cemetery

Cemetery Location: 
Belgium
Henry John Rowe
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