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Gordon Harrison Larner

1/4 portrait of Gunner Gordon Harrison Larner, Reg No 2/2178, of the New Zealand Field Artillery, 7th Reinforcements. Died of wounds in France on 7 October 1916 at the Battle of Transloy Ridge. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1915). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-L665. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Harrison AWMM
  • Surname
    Larner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2178 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 Elmstone, Orakei Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    V.K. Larner (father), Swanson Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2178 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended King's College 1906-12. He was part of the 7th draft to leave New Zealand.

    Son of Victor John and Margaret Larner. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Longueval Road Cemetery, Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Devonport Primary School, granite tablet, 18 Kerr Street, Devonport, Auckland AWMM
    • St. Aidans Church, 5 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland 1050 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Remembering your sacrifice and the anguish it caused your twin brother (my grandfather), for the rest of his life. My huge motivation to promote peace at every opportunity.
    Public - Suzanne Margaret - Other Relative - 20 April 2015

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20 April 2015Suzanne MargaretOxford New ZealandOther Relative
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