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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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