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Cecil Ernest Ferris

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  • Service number
    WWI 3/3941 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • South African War Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Archway portal via Archives New Zealand website; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11099317
Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 22 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/3941 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 March 1877 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    9 March 1877 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Archway portal via Archives New Zealand website; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11099317
  • Place of birth
    Yorkshire, England Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Archway portal via Archives New Zealand website; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11099317
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • 1908 - High school, Southport, Queensland, Australia Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - ancestry.co.uk; Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
    • 1911 - Waihi School via Winchester (South Canterbury, NZ) Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - ancestry.co.uk; New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981
    • 1914 - Southwell School, Hamilton (NZ) Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - ancestry.co.uk; New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981
  • Post war occupation
    Headmaster Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Grave plaque and various 'paperspast' digitised references.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Reverend Canon Thomas B.B. Ferris (father), Gonalston Rectory, Notts, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • South African War Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Archway portal via Archives New Zealand website; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11099317
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/3941 AWMM
  • Military service
    New South Wales Lancers Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Archway portal via Archives New Zealand website; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11099317
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM School Master/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Cecil was the first headmaster of Southwell School, Hamilton. Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Grave plaque
    • Cecil was one of at least 11 children (5 boys and 6 girls) as at the time of the 1891 England Census Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - ancestry.co.uk; 1891 England census

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 March 1944 Public Source
  • Date of death
    22 March 1944 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - grave plaque
  • Age at death
    62 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Purewa cemetery online database; http://www.purewa.co.nz/details.asp?id=32010&type=Burial
  • Place of death
    Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Archway portal via Archives New Zealand website; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11099317
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Personal visit
  • Grave reference
    Block H Row 10 Plot 31 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 31 October 2015 - Purewa cemetery online database; http://www.purewa.co.nz/details.asp?id=32010&type=Burial
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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31 October 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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