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Walter Richard Ferris

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 59), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 59), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Ferris AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Richard Walter Ferris AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 44466 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 April 1894 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Newspaper reporter/Civilian AWMM
    Farm Newspaper reporter and Advertising Manager (Straight Furrow, Wellington, New Zealand). AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.H. Ferris (father), Government Hemp Grader, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 44466 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 4 December 1916 AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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 Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Walter Ferris married Norma Sophie after the war and had two children, Peter and Lois.

    Walter Ferris lived at Titahi Bay, Wellington, New Zealand, after his marriage and later lived at 28 Nelson Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 May 1960 AWMM
    Age 66 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      59: 8 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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