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Full Name
Stuart Cheyne Farnie
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Stuart Cheyne
Surname
Farnie
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
15887
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
T.C. Farnie (father), Woodbury, Geraldine, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
6th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Embarkation Date
26 July 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
37
Page on Nominal Roll
17
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
5 May 1917
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Grave Reference
III. B. 133.
Biographical Notes
Stuart Farnie was the son of F. Cheyne Famie and Clara M. U. Farnie, of Geraldine, South Canterbury, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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