David Gear Unknown date of birth - Died 26 September 1917 PDF Print Share Key details Service number24805 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, D Company AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 38 - No known copyright … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Title ForenamesDavid AWMM SurnameGear AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number24805 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Brewer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E. Gear (wife), 85 Adelaide Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24805 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Embarkation detailsWW1 20 Aug 1916-24 October 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 63 AWMMVessel was Navua AWMMRifleman AWMM7th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, D Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information 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 About death Age at death34 AWMM Date of death26 September 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathYpres, Belgium AWMM Death notesYpres, Belgium AWMM Cemetery nameHooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM Grave referenceI. D. 6. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Sources Sources External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=16785283Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C5376Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM38: 38 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.