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Full Name: George Victor Wakefield Falder
Rank Last Held: Gunner
Forename(s): George Victor Wakefield
Surname: Falder
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 2/873
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Corporal
Next of Kin: F.G. Falder (father), Kahouri Bridge, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Kahorui Bridge, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 2nd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Field Artillery
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: 221
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Field Artillery, 2nd Battery
Place of Death: Malta
Date of Death: 27 July 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: B. III. 1.
Biographical Notes: George Falder was the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Falder, of 14 Percival St., Wellington, 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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