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DASS, Ernest
(Service number 28991)

Aliases
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin William Dass (father), Gapes Valley, Geraldine
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 16 October 1916
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 2 July 1917 Age 23
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Died of wounds
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, France
Memorial Reference IV. A. 22
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Gapes and Beautiful Valley First World War Memorial; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of William J and Anne J. Dass of Geraldine

Sources

Cenotaph Jan 2014

External Links

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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