FERRIER, William Hedley
(Service number 2/668)

Aliases Hedley
First Rank Gunner Last Rank Gunner


Date 20 December 1891 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation Draperer (Kirkdale & Stains, Wellington)
Previous Military Experience A Battery, Auckland (18 months); 2nd South Canterbury Regiment (3 years)
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin W. Ferrier (father), Stafford Street, Timaru, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Arawa or Limerick
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals 1914-15 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal
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 4 March 1919 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 9 October 1958 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


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Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)

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