|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Southbridge|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs D Carey, 22 Princes Street, Woolston, Christchurch|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on embarkation||Lance Corporal|
|Unit name||New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1915, 3rd Reinforcements of 1st Battalion, E Company|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 38 Tahiti on
|Final unit||2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Tyne Cot Memorial (New Zealand Apse, Panel 2), Belgium|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Sister: Mrs Mary Carey, Colenso Street, Sumner, Christchurch|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Wellington, 8 January 1916; disembarked Suez, 8 February 1916.
Transferred to 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, Moascar, 10 March 1916, and reverted to the ranks.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 8 April 1916.
Wounded in action, and admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 22 September 1916 (gun shot wound, right knee); rejoined unit, 24 September 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 26 November 1916.
Appointed Temporary Corporal, 11 January 1917.
Promoted Corporal, 4 February 1917.
Admitted to North Midlands Casualty Clearing Station, 20 March 1917 (mumps); transferred to St Omer, 21 March 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 9 April 1917.
Promoted Sergeant, 15 August 1917.
On leave to Paris, 11 September 1917; rejoined unit, 19 September 1917.
Killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Buried in the vicinity of Belle Vue Spur: report by Rev. J.H. LUSH; grave subsequently lost.
War service: 1 year 360 days (of which 1 year 278 days was abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||Nominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 16, p. 1
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 10928237
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