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New Zealand ANZACs at Canterbury Cemetery, ANZAC COVE GALLIPOLI

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The NEW ZEALANDERS buried in the
CANTERBURY cemetery, ANZAC COVE on Gallipoli


ARCHER, Lance Corporal, STEPHEN RADCLIFFE, 7/509. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F..
Killed in action 22nd June 1915 age 23.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, NZ
Son of Fulbert Astley Archer and Amy Charlotte Archer, of Fendalton, Christchurch, NZ
- From the Wanganui Collegiate School Memorial - Stephen entered the School in May, 1910. He was in the XV. and the Shooting VIII. After a brief career on the land at Opotiki, he joined the 1st Machine Gun Section of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles, and left with the Main Body. He landed at Gallipoli on May 12th, and was killed on June 22nd, 1915. Commonly known as 'Rusty,' he was universally beloved by his contemporaries. His Lieutenant, an old Christ's College boy, speaking of his death in a letter to his brother, said: 'It hits pretty hard, as he was without exception the finest man it has been my lot to meetHe landed on Gallipoli 12 May 1915 and was killed in action 22 June 1915
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.A.1.

ARNOLD, Lance Corporal, RORY, 7/157. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Died of wounds received at the Dardanelles 17th July 1915 age 24
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Korere, Nelson, New Zealand
Son of Richard Arnold and Jane Louisa Bringaloe (Reeves) of Korere, Nelson.
- He was a member of the Nelson Mounted Rifles for four years prior to enlisting for the front
- Arnold's brother was Private Brian Arnold (6/1770) - he also served on Gallipoli with the Canterbury Infantry Battalion
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.B.1.

BODEN, Sergeant, RICHARD ARTHUR, 7/171. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.. Killed in action 23rd May 1915 age 22
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ
Son of Mr F. Boden, of the Agricultural Dept, Wellington, 22 Sydney Street, Wellington, NZ
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.A.3.

COPELAND, Corporal, WILLIAM JOHN, 10/666. Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 2nd May 1915 age 25.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: 76 Vivian St, New Plymouth, NZ
Son of Thomas Mercer and Emma Copeland, of 38 Liffiton St., Wanganui.
- born in Wanganui 23-1-1890
- was a Mechanical Engineer prior to was .
- Further References: Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' Story Richard Stowers. Auckland: David Bateman; 2005
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.C.1

FOX, Sergant, CHARLES FREDERICK DILWORTH, 7/640. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 12th June 1915 age unknown
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Kawara, Canterbury, NZ
Son of Mr C.D. Fox , 454 Lincoln Road, Christchurch, NZ
MEDALS & CLASPS:1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion. Queens South Africa Medal & four clasps, Cape Colony: Orange Free State: Transvaal: South Africa 1902 - I.C.2.
- During the South African war he enlisted with the eighth contingent as a private and saw active service. In later years he became a keen polo player and was a member of the well known Tipapa team.

HANNAH, Trooper,ARTHUR, 13/69. Auckland Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 1st July 1915 age 27
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: 59 Wellington St, Auckland, NZ
Son of Mrs W.H. Armstrong, 59 Wellington St, Auckland, NZ
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.A.1.
- He enlisted in the main force and while in Egypt was appointed orderly to Captain T A Blake, veterinary officer of the regiment. As this duty would have kept him in Egypt he resigned and accompanied the mounted rifles when they were despatched to reinforce the infantry forces

HARDINGTrooper, WALTER FREDERICK, 7/207. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Died of wounds 31st May 1915 age 33 or 35
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Royal Hotel, Blenheim, NZ
Son of Mr and Mrs Harry Harding, of 8 The Square, Romsey, Hants, England.
- MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.B.5.
- He saw service in the South African war. He had been engaged in agricultural work in the Marlborough province.

HUNTER, Trooper, PHILIP, 7/562. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 26th May 1915 age unknown
ENLISMENT ADDRESS: Amberley, Kowai County, Christchurch, Canterbury NZ
Son of William George and Maude Hunter of Dannevirke, NZ
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.B.2.


JOHNSTON Trooper, JOHN, 7/73. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 30th May 1915 age unknown
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: c/o W. Black, Fairlie, Mackenzie County, Canterbury NZ
Son of Hugh Johnston, Croydon Road, Waipuku,Stratford County, Taranaki NZ
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.B.3.

KIRKNESS Trooper, JOHN GUTHRIE BRASS, 7/1373. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Died of Disease 10th December 1915 age 29
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Wakanui, Ashburton, New Zealand
Son of William Robert Brass Kirkness and Jane Guthrie Kirkness, of Midhouse, Kirkness, Sandwick, Orkney, Scotland. MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.B.4.

KNIGHT Private, CYRIL, 6/278. Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 2nd June 1915 age 32
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Motueka, Marlborough, NZ
Son of Arthur and Fanny Knight, of Mere Cottage, 62 Victoria Cres, Barton, Burton-on-Trent, England.
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.C.1.
- Brother of 12/2361 Private Eric William Knight, killed in action Gallipoli, 2 months later, on 8th August 1915 - his memorial is at Chunuk Bair (NZ) Memorial, Turkey

LEAMAN Trooper, LEWIS MAURICE McPHERSON, 7/359. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 14th July 1915 age 20.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: c/o A. W. Rutherford, Brookdale, Parnassus, NZ
- Parnassus is a town located in the Canterbury region's Hurunui District on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island. It is located on the north bank of the Waiau River. Brookdale is a farmstead in Parnassus.
Son of H. D. and Maria Jane Leaman, Colombo St, Sydenham, Christchurch, NZ
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.A.2.

LOW, Trooper, GIBSON, 7/610. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F..
Killed in action 28th May 1915 age unknown
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Styx, Canterbury, (13km N of Christchurch) NZ
Son of Mrs Frances Low, Hill Farm, Styx, Canterbury, NZ
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.B.2.

NORRIS Warrant Office 1st Class, FRANCIS HAMLEN, 7/505.
Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 22nd August 1915. Age 35.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: 60 Cashel Street, Christchurch, NZ
Son of Hubert Andrew and Sophia Norris, of "Roydon," Albert Rd., Ashford, Middlesex, England OR Wyke Regis, Weymouth, England
- born at Bradford-on-Avon.
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.B.1.

PAGE Trooper, GEORGE ARTHUR, 13/122. Auckland Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 19th May 1915 age 24.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand
Son of Mr W & Mrs J Page, Grey Lynn, Auckland, NZ
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.A.5.

PATTERSON Trooper, THOMAS COLIN CAMPBELL, 7/255. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 30th May 1915 age 25
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Mahakipawa, Marlborough, NZ
Son of Matthew Campbell Patterson and Harriett Columbiz (nee Norton) Patterson, of Picton, Marlborough, Blenheim.
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.B.4.

TAIT, Sergeant, ALEXANDER, 6/156. Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Died of wounds 12th December 1915 age unknown
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS:
NEXT OF KIN, Miss Gladys Tait (sister), care of Lieutenant Fothergill, South African Mounted Rifles, Estcourt, Natal, SA
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.B.5.

TAVENDALE Trooper, WILLIAM, 7/132. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Died of wounds 27th June 1915 age 22.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Waihao Forks, South Canterbury, NZ Youngest son of James and Jessie Tavendale.
MEDALS & CLASPS:1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.C.5.

TAYLOR Trooper, GEORGE, 7/791. Canterbury Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 12th June 1915.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Koromiko, Marlborough, New Zealand
Son of Mr M. Taylor, Koromiko, Marlborough, NZ
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.C.3.

THOMPSON Trooper, JAMES, 13/510. Auckland Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 19th May 1915.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Opotiki, New Zealand
NEXT OF KIN - James Thompson, Goulburn, New South Wales
MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - II.A.4.

TRIVES Private, LAWRENCE STANLEY, 12/2499. Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Died of wounds 12th August 1915.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: c/o A. Allan, Main Street, Huntly, NZ
Son of Mr W.B. Trives, 56 Kimberley Road, Peckham, London S.E England
- MEDALS & Clasps: 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal,
Victory Medal, Gallipoli Medallion - II.B.3.

TWIDLE Private, CECIL FRANK, 6/773. Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Killed in action 19th June 1915. Age 24.
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS: Havelock, Marlborough, New Zealand
Son of W. and H. Twidle, of Havelock, Marlborough, Blenheim. MEDALS & CLASPS: 1914-1915 Star: British War Medal: Victory Medal; Gallipoli Medallion - I.C.4.
- Brother of 6/3187 Corporal James Victor Twidle, died of wounds, France, 10th August 1917 and is at the Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, France

Original list of names was taken from:
NEW ZEALANERS buried in GALLIPOLI

Some information taken from
GALLIPOLI 1915

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by ngairedith on 2011-04-24 12:27:06

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
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