Mossman Brothers - New Zealand

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  1. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    In Memory of

    9/728, Otago Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
    who died
    on 12 April 1915

    Remembered with honour

    In Memory of

    13/1875, Auckland Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
    who died age 21
    on 19 May 1915
    Son of W. J. and Marion Mossman.

    Remembered with honour

    One of Four Brothers whom served 13/187B Trooper James Dilworth Mossman, killed in action Gallipoli, 19th May 1915, 50887 Trooper Pynson Wilmott Mossman, 24031 Lance-Corporal William Bertram Mossman.

    MOSSMAN, Trooper Thomas Henry, died at Cairo from diphtheria. A Legion of Frontiersmen member (since 1912), Poverty Bay District, with the Expeditionary Force. When the second reinforcements were assembling at Trentham, the Otago Mounted Regt was short of 40 men and the deficiency was made up by the Poverty Bay Squadron of the L of F, Trooper Mossman being among those selected. (Ins. by his mother). [AWN 15.04.1915]

    Brother of 9/728 Trooper Thomas Henry Mossman, Died of Disease, Egypt, 12th April 1915 50887 Trooper Pynson Wilmott Mossman, 24031 Lance-Corporal William Bertram Mossman. Gisborne boys – Among those reported to have been killed in action were three Gisborne boys. Trooper James Dilworth MOSSMAN, THE SON OF Mr W J Mossman of Gisborne, was educated at Auckland Grammar School. Lance Corporal Guy F Woodward, also of the Legion of Frontiersmen, eldest son of Mr J C Woodward of Patutahi, has also been killed in action. Lance Corporal Woodward was a member of the 4th, Waikato, Mounteds; he was 24 years of age and volunteered from Auckland, having been sheep farming in the Waikato prior to enlisting. Mr Woodward’s second son is a member of the fifth reinforcements now at Trentham. Lance Corporal F N MOORE, who has died of wounds, belonged to a well known Kaiti family. He was a builder and took a course in architecture at St Patrick’s College, Wellington, and had just returned to Gisborne when he enlisted. His brother Philip is also at the Dardanelles, having left with the third reinforcements. [AWN 17.06.1915]

    MOSSMAN, Pte James Dilworth Bradley - KIA, is the son of Mr W G Mossman, late of Ellerslie and now of Gisborne. Dilworth Mossman is regarded by a large circle of friends as an Ellerslie boy. He was educated at the Auckland Grammar School and is now 21 years of age. After leaving school he went to his father's sheep run in the Gisborne district. In June last he took a trip home and war rumours being then very thickly in the air, he enlisted in the King Edward's Horse. Subsequently he transferred to the British section of the NZEF and on arrival in Egypt, after a period of training at Bulford, he was attached to the Auckland Regt of the Mounted Rifles Brigade. Thomas MOSSMAN, a member of the Legion of Frontiersmen, who died in Egypt from pneumonia, was a brother. [AWN 17.06.1915]

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