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Jack Sydney Ferris

  • Service number
    • 2472 AWMM
    • SA Boer War - 2472; WWI - 16/876 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles & NZEF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • 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
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Jack Sydney AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 2472 AWMM
    • SA Boer War - 2472; WWI - 16/876 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    21 July 1881 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Waipiro Bay, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    c/- Mac Donald, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C/- brother - C W Ferris, c/- Reece & Son, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    Single
    Married 1901 Mero Waiti Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    SA War = Transvaal, Cape Colony, Rhodesia; WWI = Egypt & Western Europe Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles & NZEF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Service number
    • 2472 AWMM
    • SA Boer War - 2472; WWI - 16/876 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Military service
    • 5th Contingent, 13 Coy & 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
    • 1900-1902; 1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1900-1901 - SA Boer War Medals & Clasps
    1915 - 1919 - WWI war medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    pre WWI - 4 yrs in S A War Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa Labourer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      GisborneNew Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • WW1 AWMM
      Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
      S A Boer War - 28 March 1900 - at Wellington
      WWI - 30 June 191 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Pre - S A War - Station Hand, c/- Mac Donald, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    S A Boer War = 21 yr 3 mths (actually 19yrs); WWI = 34 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records

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
    Jan 1916 - Dysentery; Mar 1916 - Strained Ankle Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    10 April 1936 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    55 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    Jerusalem, Ruatoria Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA War Memorial - refer to document attached "Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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