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George Maurice Victor Sellars

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  • Service number
    26923 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Maurice Victor AWMM
  • Surname
    Sellars AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26923 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Shipwright AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Maud Sellars (mother), 12 Tole Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    26923 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 25 Sep 1916-21 November 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 64 AWMM
    Vessel was Devon AWMM
    Private AWMM
    17th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Edward and Henrietta Maud Sellars of Pole St., Ponsonby, Auckland

    All Black 1913 AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    31 AWMM
  • Date of death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Chester, R., McMillan, N. & Palenski, R. (2005). The encyclopedia of New Zealand rugby. Auckland, N.Z.: Hodder Moa. (4th ed.) AWMM
    • New Zealand at the Front AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 7 AWMM
    • New Zealand at the Front AWMM
      New Zealand at the Front (1917), page 141 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM