David Robert Breingan LASCELLES

Sergeant David Robert Breingan Lascelles, 10/822, serving with the Wellington Regiment, NZ Expeditionary Force. He died on 8 August 1915, age 25. He was the son of Sarah Cameron (formerly Lascelles) of Gisborne, NZ, and the late Henry Rhode Lascelles. He is buried in the Chunuk Bair Cemetery, ANZAC, Gallipoli and he lies in Grave 1.

 


Chunuk Bair Cemetery, ANZAC, Turkey (Cemetery Plot 1).


Commemorated also on his parents grave in Taradale Cemetery.

Name

LASCELLES, D.R.B.

Serial No.

10/822

Rank

Sergt (embarked as Corporal)

Full Name

David Robert Breingan LASCELLES

Occupation

Single

Body

Main Body, NZEF

Unit

Wellington Infantry Battalion

Last Address

Tomoana Road, HASTINGS

Next of Kin

Henry Rhode Lascelles, Greenmeadows, NAPIER

Medal Entitlement

1914-15 Star
British War medal 1914-19
Victory Medal

Embarked for War

Embarked with the Main Body on 16th October 1914, disembarking at Suez on 3rd December 1914.

Casualty List

Wounded Dardanelles (gunshot wound to arm)
Book I Page 44
Wounded Wellington Infantry Battalion, Non-commissioned Officers and Men
10/822 Corpl. Lascelles, D.R.B. Date Reported: 5/5/15; Casualty List No 7; Force: Main Body.

Book II Page 142
Wellington Infantry Battalion, Missing Non-commissioned Officers and Men
10/822 Sergeant. Lascelles, D.R.B. Date Reported: 9/9/15; Casualty List No 173; Force: Main Body.

Book III Page 279
Wellington Infantry Battalion, Killed in Action Non-commissioned Officers and Men
10/822 Sergeant. Lascelles, D.R.B. Date Reported: 27/1/16; Casualty List No 275/1; Force: Main Body

Roll of Honour

10/822 Sgt. Lascelles, D.R.B. O.I.R. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 8/8/15
Killed in Action 8 Aug. 1915 at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli. Buried in the Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Anzac, 2 miles N.E. of Anzac Cove, Gallipoli in Grave 1.