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Samuel Walker Gourley

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Portrait of Sergeant Samuel Gourley, New Zealand Graphic, 27 January 1900. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections NZG-19000127-169-2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sergeant Samuel Gourley, New Zealand Graphic, 27 January 1900. Auckland Libraries Herita …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel Walker AWMM
  • Surname
    Gourley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 104 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1871 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hugh Gourley (father), Clark Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 October 1899 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 104 AWMM
  • Military service
    Otago Hussars, 3 years AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 9 October 1899 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Clerk 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sergeant Gourley was the son of the Honourable Hugh Gourley, M.L.C.

    Shot through head

    medals CC AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • New Zealand Hill, Slingersfontein, Cape Colony, South Africa AWMM Stone Cairn, and stone slab AWMM
    • Southern Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 6P, Plot 38 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald, 23 and 24 February 1900 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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