Sergeant

Tobias Abraham Keesing

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Abraham Henry and Isabella Keesing, of Campbell Rd. Onehunga, Auckland.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

For more of 10 years ago, I was contacted by Sjt Tobias Abraham KEESING's nephew; at that time I was unable to locate the grave... a very few days ago I was involved in another research and I'm sure ... Read More
For more of 10 years ago, I was contacted by Sjt Tobias Abraham KEESING's nephew; at that time I was unable to locate the grave... a very few days ago I was involved in another research and I'm sure that Tobias KEESING was very probably buried at Anneux Cemetery as "a New Zealand soldier of the Great War" between 2 other soldiers belonging to the 6th Hauraki Coy.


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Casualty

Service Number: 
22523
Name:
Tobias Abraham Keesing
Rank: 
Sergeant
Date of Birth:
26 August 1894
Place of Birth: 
Mungawhare, Dargaville, New Zealand
Next of Kin: 
Mrs Isabella Keesing (mother), Mount Smart Road, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment:
Clerk
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Auckland Regiment, 1 Battalion, 6 (Hauraki) Company

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
01 October 1918
Day of Death:
Tuesday
Age at Death: 
24
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
19 August 1916
Transport:
HMNZT 61
Vessel:
Aparima
Destination:
Devonport, England (25 October 1916)

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

Cemetery

Cemetery Location: 
France
Tobias Abraham Keesing
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