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Full Name: Lawrence Harold Gullery
Rank Last Held: Rifleman
Forename(s): Lawrence Harold
Surname: Gullery
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 12385
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: Miss Beatrice Gullery (sister), 124 Duchess Crescent, Hastings, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 6th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date: 6 May 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Mokoia or Navua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 31
Page on Nominal Roll: 17
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion
Place of Death: Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death: 12 October 1917
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Passchendaele New British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference: XVI. D. 24
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.
  • Namesake also called Lawrence Gullery born Hawke's Bay 1970's, he is the grandson of his brother Nathan Newton Gullery (10/3450).
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
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