David Gear Unknown date of birth - 26 September 1917 Key details Contribute › Service number24805 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, D Company AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 38 - No known copyright … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › 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 Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMBrewer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs E. Gear (wife)85 Adelaide RoadWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24805 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM20 August 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM20 Aug 1916-24 October 1916 AWMMHMNZT 63 AWMMDevonportDevonEnglandCape of Good HopeCape ProvinceRepublic of South Africa AWMMPort of CallArrival - 24 Oct 1916Depart - 20 Aug 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM20 August 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM7th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company AWMMNavua AWMMRifleman AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, D Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 Contribute › Age at death34 AWMM Date of death26 September 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathYpresBelgium AWMM Death notesYpresBelgium AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameHooge Crater CemeteryIeperWest-VlaanderenBelgium AWMM Grave referenceI. D. 6. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember David Gear by laying a poppy. Thomas Geange William Henry Geange David Gear James Henry Nicolson Gear James Rex Gear Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of David Gear Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=16785283Archives NZ 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.