Private

Michael Piper

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Alice Gillespie (formerly Piper), of Culverden, North Canterbury. Previously wounded at Gallipoli.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

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Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
8/1314
Name:
Michael Piper
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Mrs G. Gillespie (mother), Rotherham, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Rotherham, Canterbury, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Otago Regiment, 1 Battalion, 4 Company

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
12 October 1917
Day of Death:
Friday
Age at Death: 
25
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
2nd Reinforcements
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
14 December 1914
Transport:

HMNZT 13
HMNZT 14
HMNZT 15
Vessel:
Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

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

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
N.Z. Apse, Panel 3.
Cemetery Location: 
Belgium
Michael Piper
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