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David Gear

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  • Service number
    24805 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, D Company AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David AWMM
  • Surname
    Gear AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24805 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 Brewer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Gear (wife), 85 Adelaide Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24805 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary 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 20 Aug 1916-24 October 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 63 AWMM
    Vessel was Navua AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    7th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

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 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, D Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • David Gear was the son of the late Charles and Sophia Gear, of Westport, New Zealand; husband of Ellen Gear, of 85 Adelaide Rd., Wellington. Volunteer Long Service Medal (Westport). AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    34 AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 September 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. D. 6. AWMM
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