Topic: Gerald Sievers

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From research done in 2008 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Gerald Sievers
Date of Birth: 1891
Serial number: 10/87
Occupation before enlistment:
First known rank: Corporal
Embarkation date: 16 October 1914
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: Main body
Embarkation unit: Wellington Infantry Battalion
Last unit served: Wellington Infantry Regiment
Rank last held: Sergeant
Place of death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 8 August 1915
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: 

Biographical notes:

Obituary: Wairarapa Daily Times 10 September 1915: "Sergeant Gerald Sievers, of Clareville, was a well-known Wairarapa hockey player, footballer and boxer. He was recently wounded at the Dardanelles, and later returned to the firing line. His death will be very much regretted."

Student researcher: Joe Beech

 

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