FERRIER, Gilbert Colin Cunninghame
(Service number 91039)

Aliases Aka - Colin
First Rank Lieutenant Last Rank Second Lieutenant


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience Territorial Force, 2nd Lieutenant, (South Canterbury Regiment) 1911
Marital Status
Next of Kin
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with UK Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Regiment Service/ Royal Fusiliers
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 4th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With 7th Battalion Attd. 4th Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns Western European (Ypres)
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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 11 November 1914 Age 24
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West- Vlaanderen Belgium
Memorial Reference Panel 6 and 8
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Timaru Boys High School War Memorial (Library); Waimataitai School War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of Timaru photographer William Ferrier and his wife Eva Beatrice of 71 Grey Rd, Timaru, New Zealand


Commonwealth War Graves Commission website [28 August 2013]. NZ Archives [3/09/2013]

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