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ERIC ARTHUR SARGISSON

SARGISSON, ERIC ARTHUR
                        

RANK:   TROOOPER                SERIAL NO:  11/820

UNIT:    9th SQUADRON, WELLINGTON MOUNTED RIFLES

BORN:       04/03/1892          -       PORANGAHAU, H.B.
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DIED:     13/09/1915        DIED OF WOUNDS 
     
PLACE:     MALTA TO GALLIPOLI

SINGLE:                  RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   George Metheringham  and Agnes SARGISSON, PORANGAHAU.
            
SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr G.N. SARGISSON, (father), PORANGAHAU

OCCUPATION:  SHEPHERD

EMPLOYER:   G. HUNTER

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   PORANGAHAU

HEIGHT:   5’ 10½”        WEIGHT:    170lb.        CHEST:   34”

COMP:   DARK        EYES:   BROWN        HAIR:  BLACK
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, MALTA
                                                                    
                           

ENLISTED:      TRENTHAM            DATE:   20/10/1914

MAIN BODY:                     REINFORCEMENT:    2nd  

MILITARY RECORD:
14/12/1914.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON.
03/02/1915.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT.
05/04/1915.  ADMITTED HOSPITAL, ZEITOUN, CAIRO, EGYPT.
27/08/1915.  REPORTED MISSING ANZAC COVE, GALLIPOLI, TURKEY.
12/09/1915.  DIED OF WOUNDS, RECEIVED IN ACTION, GALLIPOLI 
(COMPOUND FRACTURED TO JAW).
  

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.