Sergeant

George Black

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Black, of Tabletop, Hakataramea South, Canterbury, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES
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George Black

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Submitted by: Jeffrey Ware
Relationship to casualty: My Grandfather's Brother
My Uncle ( George Black's nephew) Bernard Black told me that George was escorting two German soldiers, who had surrendered, when he was shot by a sniper. His date of birth was 20-04-1895. His da... Read More

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Casualty

Service Number: 
6/2545
Name:
George Black
Rank: 
Sergeant
Date of Birth:
20 April 1895
Place of Birth:
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Next of Kin: 
G. Black (father), care of W.G. Napier, Waimate, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
17 April 1915
Locality on Enlistment: 
c/o C V Taaffe, Waimate
Place of Enlistment: 
Trentham, Wellington, New Zealand
Occupation on Enlistment:
Mercer
Employer:
C V Taaffe, Waimate
Unit:
NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 2 Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
14 August 1918
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
14 August 1915
Transport:

HMNZT 27
HMNZT 28
Vessel:
Willochra or Tofua
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
I. O. 8.
Cemetery Location: 
France
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