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Full Name: James Henry Gullery
Forename(s): James Henry
Surname: Gullery
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 26/668
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 1886
Place of Birth: New Zealand
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: Miss Beatrice Gullery (sister), 124 Duchess Crescent, Hastings, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Date: 12 October 1915
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 4th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation Date: 5 February 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 24
Page on Nominal Roll: 26
Campaigns:
  • Egypt 1916
  • Egyptian Expeditionary Force 1916
  • Western European 1916, 1917, 1918
Discharge Date: 8 February 1919
Place of Death: New Zealand
Date of Death: 1946
Age at Death: 59
Year of Death: 1946
Biographical Notes:
  • Son of Mary Jane and Thomas James Gullery. Family associated with D'Urville Island, French Pass, Marlborough Sounds, Picton.
  • Three sons, brothers served in WW1 Nathan Newton Gullery (10/3450), James Henry Gullery (26/668) and Lawrence Gullery (12385) who died 12 October 1917, family believe at Passchendaele.
  • Served in new Zealand 144 days; overseas 2 years 341 days total 3 years 120 days.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
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