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Full Name: Eric Sargisson
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Eric
Surname: Sargisson
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 11/820
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: G.N. Sargison, Porangahau, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Porangahau, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 2nd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 14 December 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 642
Last Unit Served: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death: 13 September 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: B. X. 2.
Biographical Notes: Eric Sargisson was the son of George Metheringham Sargisson and Agnes Sargisson, of Porangahau, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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