MAUGER, Ernest
(Service number 46527)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 13 August 1894 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Salisbury Rural
Occupation School teacher
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs P. MAUGER (mother), Salisbury, Timaru
Religion Methodist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 25th Reinforcements, G Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Turakina
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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

School teacher


Date 28 February 1973 Age 78 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 146, Plot 1042
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Ernest Mauger was the son of Philip and Amelia Jane (née de Gruchy) Mauger, who came from Jerrsey, Channel Islands. Ernest was educated at Salisbury School, near Timaru. In 1908 he gained a junior scholarship. His brother Philip Timaru Mauger enlisted and embarked at the same time as Ernest. [See Timaru Herald, 12 July 1919, page 5.]


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [03 January 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes [03 January 2018]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [04 January 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [04 January 2018]

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