Commemorated:

1. Memorial:Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord)
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918
    

Awards & Titles:

 

Family :

Son of Thomas and Harriet Humphries, of Upper Shakespear St., Greymouth, New Zealand.

Military :

Campaigns:

Unit :New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion 
Attached : 
Action :Actions in Spring 1916 

Service No: 7/2044
Place of death: FRANCE
Embarkation body: 9th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Last unit: New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion

See also: 28th Maori Battalion.

Also served in Egypt.
Died of Wounds.
Actions in Spring 1916 covers a number of non specific actions on the Western Front in the period February to the end of June 1916. Much of this period concerned the build up to the Battle of the Somme, particularly the acclimatisation of the Service Battalions (Kitchener Volunteers) to trench routine. As the Battle of the Somme occupied the plans for 1916 no significant efforts were made in other sectors. Many of the casualties could be considered 'routine'. During the period December to June 1916 5845 British soldiers died in 'minor trench operations'.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Greymouth No. 1233 E.C.New Zealand (South Island)

Initiated
Passed
Raised
6th January 1914
10th February 1914
10th March 1914
 

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