George Maurice Victor Sellars Unknown date of birth - Died 7 June 1917 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number26923 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGeorge Maurice Victor AWMM SurnameSellars AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number26923 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Shipwright AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs Maud Sellars (mother), 12 Tole Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM CampaignsMessines AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number26923 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 25 Sep 1916-21 November 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 64 AWMMVessel was Devon AWMMPrivate AWMM; 17th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company AWMM; New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Edward and Henrietta Maud Sellars of Pole St., Ponsonby, AucklandAll Black 1913 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death31 AWMM Date of death7 June 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathBelgium AWMM Death notesBelgium AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember George Maurice Victor Sellars by laying a poppy. Ernest Arthur Sellars Frank Bernard Sellars George Maurice Victor Sellars James Henry Sellars Leonard Guy Sellars Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of George Maurice Victor Sellars Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksAllblacks.com website All Blacks A to Zhttp://stats.allblacks.com/asp/atoz.asp?group=ASources UsedCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7815698Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C14181Further ReferenceRoll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919, Auckland War Memorial Museum Library, MS-2016-2http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-manuscriptsandarchives-11061Further ReferenceAuckland Representative Rugby Team Medal, 1913 presented to members of Auckland Representative Rugby Team which defeated Wellington and Taranaki in August 1913 This medal was presented to George Maurice Sellars, Forward description: gold medal; shield form with scroll above and fern frond supporters either side; at centre a circular illustration of rugby player inside twisted circle; presentation text engraved on medal obverse and reverse presentation inscription: engraved on obverse and reverse: obverse: on scroll: "AUCKLAND"; on shield, initials "R U" above and "G. SELLARS / FORWARD" below reverse: presentation inscription: engraved: PRESENTED BY / A.M. MYERS . M.P. / TO THE / MEMBERS OF AUCKD / REP RUGBY TEAM / WHO DEFEATED / WELLINGTON AND TARANAKI / AUG 1913 maker's name: stamped on reverse: KOHN (Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2011.2.3)http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_humanhistory-object-712112Further Reference DocumentsChester, R., McMillan, N. & Palenski, R. (2005). The encyclopedia of New Zealand rugby. Auckland, N.Z.: Hodder Moa. (4th ed.) AWMMNew Zealand at the Front AWMMNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM41: 7 AWMMNew Zealand at the Front AWMMNew Zealand at the Front (1917), page 141 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.