ANNEAR, Ernest
(Service number 9/2040)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 18 August 1895 Place of Birth Picton

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 2 Crowden Avenue, South Dunedin
Occupation Driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J. H. ANNEAR (father), Babington Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements, Otago Mounted Rifles, D Squadron
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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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 2 July 1962 Age 66 years
Place of Death Wellington
Memorial or Cemetery Karori Crematorium, Wellington
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Ernest Annear was the son of John Hayes and Elizabeth Jane Annear.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [10 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [10 June 2017]; Karori Crematorium Wellington record (Wellington City Council) [10 June 2017]

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