Topic: Eric Tedway Sargison (1892-1918)

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Supported by her father Ian McClain, Miriama told us about her third great uncle, Eric, who died on 13 September 1915 from wounds received in action at Gallipoli.

Eric Tedway Sargison was born in 1892 (reg. 1892/6730). His parents were George Metheringham and Agnes Annie Sargison (nee Peakman) who married in 1885 (reg. 1885/449). He was also known as 'Eric Tudway Sargison'.

Eric died of wounds received at Gallipoli on 13 September 1915 (reg. 1918/46799). He was aged 23.


Further Information:

Births, Deaths and Marriages Online (New Zealand).

Cenotaph Database (Auckland War Memorial Museum).

Military Personnel File (National Archives).

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Eric Tedway Sargison (1892-1918)

Note:Service Number: 11/820
First Names:Eric Tedway
Last Name:Sargisson
Date of Birth:1892
Country of birth:New Zealand
Date of death:13 September 1915
Place of death:Malta (ex Gallipoli, Turkey)
Place of burial:Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Fathers name:George Metheringham Sargisson
Fathers date of birth:c1859
Fathers place of birth:Burgh Le Marsh, Lincolnshire, England
Fathers date of death:1939
Fathers place of death:New Zealand
Mothers name:Agnes Annie Peakman
Mothers date of birth:16 February 1863
Mothers place of birth:Wairoa, Hawkes Bay
Mothers date of death:1944
Mothers place of death:New Zealand
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)