Regimental number38266
Next of kinFather, A G Debenham, Jackson's, Westland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 21st Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board Ulimaroa on 19 January 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit3rd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateDied of disease 17 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTrois Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row S, Grave No 32), Steenwerck, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Greymouth Cemetery. Parents: Henry E. and Mary E. Debenham, Bright Street, Cobden, Greymouth. Native of Denniston
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 25203 John DEBENHAM; 29230 Pte Henry Edward DEBENHAM, 13th Company, 1st Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 52, p. 12

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