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Timeline

1887
sibling Winifred Gretchen Ferens Source:9583648 1887
1888
birth Dunedin New Zealand Source:9513225 5th May 1888
1889
sibling Ledlie Stuart Onslow Ferens Source:9583782 7th December 1889
1892
sibling Kathleen Dinnen Ferens Source:9583648 1892
1900
sibling Ruth Eleanor Ferens Source:9583648 1900
1905
service Other Empire Force Dunedin Engineer Cadets Source:9513225 12th June 1905 - 13th October 1908
1908
service Other Empire Force Dunedin Highland Rifle Volunteers Source:9513225 14th October 1908 - 28th February 1911
1911
service Other Empire Force Otago Regiment 4th Battalion Source:9513225 1st March 1911 - 5th December 1911
1911
service Other Empire Force Territorial Reserve Source:9513225 6th December 1911 - 11th August 1914
1914
employment Mercer C G Snow Timaru New Zealand Source:9513225 12th August 1914
1914
enlistment Timaru, Dunedin New Zealand Source:9513225 12th August 1914
1914
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Private 6/453 Canterbury Infantry Battalion Source:9513225 12th August 1914 - 25th August 1914
1914
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Lance Corporal 6/453 Canterbury Infantry Battalion Source:9513225 25th August 1914
1914
location At Sea from New Zealand to Alexandria Egypt away from home address Source:9513225 15th October 1914 - 3rd December 1914
1914
location 167 York Place, Dunedin New Zealand parents address Source:7987254 16th October 1914
1914
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:7987254 16th October 1914
1914
location Sophie Street, Timaru New Zealand away from home address Source:7987254 16th October 1914
1914
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9513225 3rd December 1914 - 14th May 1915
1915
theatres Balkans :2 Source:9513225 12th April 1915
1915
hospitalisation Wounded at Dardanelles, Gallipoli Hospital/Institution Source:9513225 12th May 1915
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9513225 14th April 1916 - 28th June 1916
1918
location On Board S S Tofua towards Suez Egypt away from home address Source:9513225 2nd March 1918 - 8th April 1918
1918
location On Board S S Tofua towards Southampton United Kingdom away from home address Source:9513225 30th April 1918 - 15th May 1918
1918
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Corporal 6/453 Canterbury Infantry Battalion Source:9513225 31st December 1918
1919
location On board S.S. Corinthic embarked Tilbury United Kingdom away from home address Source:9513225 12th March 1919 - 22nd April 1919
1919
discharge Source:9513225 21st May 1919
1919
marriage Gertrude Wilhelmina Hill Source:9583585 1919
1929
location 31 Stanley Street, Mornington, Dunedin New Zealand their own address Source:9513225 15th October 1929
1946
employment Commercial Traveller New Zealand Source:9583729 5th May 1946
1946
location 31 Stanley Street, Dunedin New Zealand their own address Source:9583729 7th May 1946
1946
death Not War Related Dunedin New Zealand Source:9583729 Source:9583593 5th May 1946

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Gordon Hamilton
Initials GH
Last Name Ferens
Source 7987254
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
167 York Place, Dunedin New Zealand parents address known 16th October 1914
31 Stanley Street, Dunedin New Zealand their own address known 7th May 1946
31 Stanley Street, Mornington, Dunedin New Zealand their own address known 15th October 1929
At Sea from New Zealand to Alexandria Egypt away from home address 15th October 1914 - 3rd December 1914
On Board S S Tofua towards Southampton United Kingdom away from home address 30th April 1918 - 15th May 1918
On Board S S Tofua towards Suez Egypt away from home address 2nd March 1918 - 8th April 1918
On board S.S. Corinthic embarked Tilbury United Kingdom away from home address 12th March 1919 - 22nd April 1919
Sophie Street, Timaru New Zealand away from home address known 16th October 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Other Empire Force Dunedin Engineer Cadets
Other Empire Force Dunedin Highland Rifle Volunteers
Other Empire Force Otago Regiment 4th Battalion
Other Empire Force Territorial Reserve
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 6/453 Canterbury Infantry Battalion Corporal
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 6/453 Canterbury Infantry Battalion Lance Corporal
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 6/453 Canterbury Infantry Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Territorial Force War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Henry Ferens father
Catherine Jane Ferens nee Gilmore mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Winifred Gretchen Ferens sister 1887
Kathleen Dinnen Ferens sister 1892
Ruth Eleanor Ferens sister 1900
Ledlie Stuart Onslow Ferens brother 7th December 1889
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Wilhelmina Hill wife 1919
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark Brown Black
DateHeightSource
1914-08-12 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-08-12 Methodist

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New Zealand WWI Service Records Ann144206
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