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Eric Gordon Sherson

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Full length portrait of Gunner Eric Gordon Sherson, Reg No 17229, of the New Zealand Field Artillery. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-S2151. No known copyright.

Full length portrait of Gunner Eric Gordon Sherson, Reg No 17229, of the New Zealand Field Artillery …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Sherson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 17229 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1896 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Alice Mary Sherson (mother), 14 Hayden Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 20 August 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17229 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 Unknown AWMM Purser 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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  • Son of Alice Mary Sherson and Edward Sherson (27812).

    Father, Edward Sherson (27812) kia and sons Eric Gordon Sherson (17229); Hugh Sherson (66031) served in WW1. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 March 1969 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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