Ralph Richmond De Normanville Guy

Ralph Richmond De Normanville Guy

Ralph Richmond De Normanville Guy

Unit: NZEF, Auckland Regiment

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of William John de Normanville Guy and Mary Ann Elizabeth Guy, of 22, Sea Rd., Boscombe, Hants, England. Born in London.

Public Contributions:

Ralph was a student at Sacred Heart College, Auckland and was the 1st Old Boy to die in WW1 from the College. He was wounded at Gallipoli and was one of four Old Boys to die there. We are ... Read More

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Ralph was first cousin to my grandmother. He was born in England in October 1895, and his mother died shortly after his birth. Ralph had no other known siblings, which may explain a scarcity of ... Read More

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  • Service Number: 12/747
  • First Name: Ralph Richmond De Normanville
  • Surname: Guy
  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Birth: Not known
  • Next of Kin: G. Harry Gillespie (friend), Swanson Street, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Occupation: Carpenter
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: NZEF, Auckland Regiment

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 8 May 1915
  • Age: 19
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death:

    Died of wounds

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: 2nd Reinforcements
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 14 December 1914
  • Transport: HMNZT 13
    HMNZT 14
    HMNZT 15
  • Vessel: Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
  • Destination: Suez, Egypt (28 January 1915)

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum