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WWI 27812 AWMM
29 March 1867 AWMM AWMM
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WW1 Mrs Alice Mary Sherson (wife), 14 Hayden Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 30 December 1916 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
Married, 5 children AWMM
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Son of William and Eliza (Elizabeth) Sherson, of Auckland; husband of Alice Mary Sherson (nee Lendrum), of 14 Hayden Street, Auckland, New Zealand.
Obituary: "Edward Sherson, N.Z.F.A., Auckland, Late Major 2nd Battalion, Auckland Regiment. N.Z.E.F., beloved husband of Alice M. Sherson. Killed in Action at Crevecoeur, Sept 30th 1918 Aged 51 years. Arthur Noel, their third son was lost at sea in the S.Y. Aurora about June 1917 aged 18 years."
"Major Sherson leaves a widow and had four sons and one daughter, the youngest son being 14 years of age and the daughter 10. The two eldest sons are serving with the artillery in France, while the third was on the Antarctic ship Aurora when that vessel disappeared in the Pacific last year. New Zealand Herald, 16 October 1918, page 8"
He was Lieutenant Colonel, New Zealand Field Artillery Brigade. Auckland, and Officer in Charge of 20th Reinforcements.
Father, Edward Sherson (27812) kia and sons Eric Gordon Sherson (17229); Hugh Sherson (66031) served in WW1. AWMM
- Memorial plaque, Auckland Garrison Officers Club, St Mary's Church (part of Holy Trinity Cathedral ), corner St Stephens Avenue & Parnell Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
- Family grave memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland AWMM
- Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
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- Map of Lens France Public - April - 24 June 2015 - Given to me by Ronald Dickson
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