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Eric George Gerrard-Elsworth

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 259 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 259 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Eric George AWMM
  • Surname
    Gerrard-Elsworth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Garrard-Elsworth AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1555 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    22 March 1887 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Manchester, England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 53 Bright Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss A.E. Gerard-Elsworth (sister), 59 New Briggate, Leeds; England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian & Egyptian EF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd Battalion Wellington Regt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1555 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military record
  • 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
    • 24 Aug 1915 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Clerk for George Smith, builder of Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    26yrs 4mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Military Record

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Eric Gerrard-Elsworth was the son of the late Tyndall and Avis Elsworth. AWMM
    • Oct 1916 - Trooper E. G. Gerard-Elsworth, whose name appeared in Saturday's list of killed in action, was a well-known Gisborne young man. He was 29 years of age, and he enlisted with the 8th Reinforcements. Trooper. Elsworth was engaged as a clerk by Mr G. Smith builder. He came to New Zealand from England, some years ago and has no relatives in New Zealand. Recently he had a brother, Captain Elsworth, who belonged to the British Army, killed in action, whilst another brother, Lieut Elsworth is also serving with the British army. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 14124, 17 October 1916, Page 3
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1916 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    29yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - estimated from birthdate
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/eric-george-gerrard-elsworth
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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