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Jack Sydney Ferris

  • Service number
    • South African SA2472 AWMM
    • WWI 16/876 AWMM
    • SA Boer War - 2472; WWI - 16/876 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Also known as
    • Hone Ferris Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
    • John Sydney Ferris Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles & NZEF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 228 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 228 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private in SA War - Corporal in WWI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Forenames
    Jack Sydney AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Hone Ferris Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
    • John Sydney Ferris Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • South African SA2472 AWMM
    • WWI 16/876 AWMM
    • SA Boer War - 2472; WWI - 16/876 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 21 July 1881 AWMM
    • 21 July 1881 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    21 July 1881 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Waipiro Bay, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    Son of Captain Charles William Ferris & Erena Tuhuna Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • SA Boer War - Station Hand, C/- MacDonald, Gisborne
      WWI - Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer at Matahua, Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.W. Ferris (brother), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 1900 SA Boer War - Single
      Married 1901 Mero Waiti Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 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 - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles & NZEF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • South African SA2472 AWMM
    • WWI 16/876 AWMM
    • SA Boer War - 2472; WWI - 16/876 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Military service
    • 5th Contingent, 13 Coy & 2nd Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 1900-1902; 1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • 1900-1901 - SA Boer War Medals & Clasps
      1915 - 1919 - WWI war medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
    • WWI:
      1914-1915 Star
      British War Medal
      Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    pre WWI - 4 yrs in S A War Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Corporal/Military AWMM
      AWMM
    • S A Boer War - 28 March 1900 - at Wellington
      WWI - 30 June 1915 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Occupation before enlistment
    pre 1900 = Station Hand, c/- MacDonald, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Age on enlistment
    S A Boer War = 21 yr 3 mths (actually 19yrs); WWI = 34 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 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 - 7 June 2015 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named Charles William Ferris. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    10 April 1936 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    55 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    Jerusalem, Ruatoria Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 June 2015 - Military Record
  • 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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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 228 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 June 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher
19 August 2017MathewMorrinsville NZDirect descendant
28 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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