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 Enquire Lay a poppy 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 › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › 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 Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24805 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 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 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 Rifleman 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 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 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 2016 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=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.