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James Herbert Ferris

  • Service number
    1490 AWMM
  • Also known as
    'Herb' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - Rough Riders Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay who served in the Sth African War 1899-1902". Image kindly provided by Paul Baker (December 2008). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay w …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    James Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    'Herb' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Research
  • Service number
    1490 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Research
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1874 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    East Maitland NSW Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Surveyor Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mother - Mrs ? Frances Ferris of Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal, Rhodesia & Cape Colony Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - Rough Riders Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    1490 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 4th Contingent - Rough Riders Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 1900-1901 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    S A Boer War 1900-1901 War Medals & Clasp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Gisborne Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Surveyor's Assistant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    25 yrs 8 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record

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
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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07 June 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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