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Sealey Claydon Gager

Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sealey Claydon AWMM
  • Surname
    Gager AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/847 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kawakawa, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Charlotte Gager (mother), Kawakawa, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 July 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/847 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was the son of Thomas & Charlotte GAGER (nee Mead). His father was born in Earlscone, Essex, England and came to New Zealand on the ‘Duke of Edinburgh’ in 1874. They had nine children - four sons and five daughters.

    In 1919, Sealey married Ellen Jane SQUIRE and they had three children. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 May 1972 Public Source
  • Date of death
    16 May 1972 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    82 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
    Kamo, Whangarei Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Maunu Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Grave reference
    RSA Block Seventeen Plot 669 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Obituary
    GAGER, Sealey Claydon (veteran First World War). On May 16, 1972, at Kamo, dearly loved husband of Ellen Jane (Nellie) and loved father of Royce (Mrs C Weaver, Waikukurau), Selwyn (Whangarei), and Valmae (Mrs H. Rountree, Waipu); aged 82 years. At rest. A service will be held at the chapel of Morris & Morris, corner Bank & Grey Sts, Whangarei, at 2.30 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday), funeral then leaving for Maunu Servicemen’s Lawn Cemetery. All communications to 91 Raumanga Rd, Whangarei. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum AWMM
    • Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum, Roll of Honour WW1 AWMM

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Sources

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22 December 2018SandraWaipuResearcher
22 October 2017SamHamiltonResearcher

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