Private

George Percy Ginders

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Thomas and Annie Ginders, of Pear Tree Lake, Batterley, Crewe, England.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Biographical Notes:

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission inform that George Ginders is buried here, although the family grave shows no indication. He was originally inscribed on the side of the plinth, but the stonework came adrift. The church objected to any work being carried out by the Commission in the 1980's. 

The CWGC plan to contact the church again to place the information on the grave.

Public Contributions:

There are no public contributions written for this casualty

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
51716
Name:
George Percy Ginders
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
H.S. Ginders (brother), The Peaks, Medburg, Canterbury, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment:
Farmer
Unit:
NZEF, Canterbury Regiment

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died of meningitis
Date of Death:
15 March 1918
Day of Death:
Friday
Age at Death: 
28
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
16 July 1917
Transport:
HMNZT 88
Vessel:
Athenic
Destination:
Liverpool, England

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

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
In the south part.
Cemetery Location: 
United Kingdom
George Percy Ginders
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