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Name:
John George Herdman
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J G
Service No.:
12/2327; 46722
Date of Birth:
21-January-1895
Place of Birth:
Newbiggin
Age at Death:
22
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 5th Battalion
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Trentham, New Zrealand, on 15 February 1915
Home Address:
1911: St John's Chapel. Schools attended: Seaham Harbour, St. John, Church Of England Boys School and Westgate Council J.M.I. School. Enlistment address / last known address: c/o The Post Office, Huntly, New Zrealand.
Civilian Employment:
Farm Hand, working for James Mason, Huntly, New Zealand
Cause of Death:
Died of wounds to his abdomen
Date of Death:
27-January-1916
Place of Death:
Somme, France
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
Village Green statue, St John's Chapel; Roll of Honour, Town Hall, St John's Chapel
Overseas Commemorated:
Auckland War Memorial, New Zealand
Buried:
HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son of William Emmerson Herdman and Elizabeth née Fairless of Dry Gill, Daddry Shields, Weardale, who married in Married 1888 in Weardale. Brother of Elizabeth, Catherine, William, Hannah, Donald, Annie, Hugh and Helen Herdman.

 

John George was unmarried. 

 

Notes:

For full details and original source references see dominiongeordiesinWW1.co.uk

 

John George emigrated from London aboard the Ruahine on 23 October 1913, travelling alone.  He arrived in Wellington, New Zealand on 11 December 191

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Sources:
First Name: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Last Name: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Initials: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Service: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Ranks: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Service Number: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Unit: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Date of Birth Day: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Date of Birth Month: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Date of Birth Year: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Place of Birth: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Age at Death: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Place Enlisted: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Home Address: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Civilian Employment: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Cause of Death: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Date of Death Month: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Date of Death Month: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Date of Death Year: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Place of Death: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; UK Commemorated: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Overseas Commemorated: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Buried: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Family Details: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Notes: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Campaign Medals: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;