Claude Neville FURZE

Regimental number10/3883
Date of birth5 September 1895
Place of birthTikorangi, Taranaki
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTikorangi, Taranaki
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M C Furze, Tikorangi, Taranaki
Previous military service11th (Taranaki Rifles) Regiment, Territorial Force
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 10th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 4 March 1916
Final rankPrivate
Final unit9th (Hawkes Bay) Company, 2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Longueval, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary Charlotte Furze, 'Racelands', Lepperton, Taranaki
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10/3884 Pte James Henry FURZE, 2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment, killed in action, 16 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 26, p. 11
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805

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